West University Place, TX
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West University Place, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in West University Place is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 67% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in West University Place is one in 120. Compared to communities within Texas, West University Place‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 71% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, West University Place has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, West University Place is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West University Place does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in West University Place.

For West University Place, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in West University Place than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2598, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in West University Place is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in West University Place than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 126.

West University Place Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

West University Place Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

124

130

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.38

7.96

8.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West University Place 0.38
Texas 4.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,598

in West University Place

1 in 239

in Texas

West University Place VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 15,585
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.26 0.06

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West University Place 7.96
Texas 23.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 126

in West University Place

1 in 42

in Texas

West University Place Property CRIMES

Population: 15,585
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 68 7
Rate per 1,000 3.14 4.36 0.45

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

West University Place Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West University Place 65
Texas 28