Wills Point, TX
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Wills Point, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

The crime rate in Wills Point is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Wills Point is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Wills Point is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Wills Point has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Wills Point to other communities of similar population, then Wills Point crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Wills Point does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Wills Point 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 Wills Point.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Wills Point occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Wills Point; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 258. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Wills Point experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wills Point's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Wills Point a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Wills Point is one in 58.

Wills Point Crime Data

 

Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Wills Point Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

62

76

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.88

17.18

21.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wills Point 3.88
Texas 4.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 258

in Wills Point

1 in 230

in Texas

Wills Point VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,608
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 1 8
Rate per 1,000 0.28 1.11 0.28 2.22

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wills Point 17.18
Texas 27.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Wills Point

1 in 36

in Texas

Wills Point Property CRIMES

Population: 3,608
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 43 4
Rate per 1,000 4.16 11.92 1.11

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Wills Point Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wills Point 21
Texas 30


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