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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

West University Place has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in West University Place is 1 in 76. How does West University Place fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? West University Place's crime rate is lower than approximately 65% of Texas communities.

However, 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 1749, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in West University Place; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

West University Place Crime Data

 

Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

West University Place Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

197

206

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.57

12.52

13.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West University Place 0.57
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,749

in West University Place

1 in 243

in Texas

West University Place VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 15,741
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 8 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.51 0.06

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West University Place 12.52
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in West University Place

1 in 35

in Texas

West University Place Property CRIMES

Population: 15,741
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 105 85 7
Rate per 1,000 6.67 5.40 0.44

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

West University Place Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West University Place 103
Texas 30