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Rusk Crime Information & BreakdownRusk, TX has seen a growth of about 20% over the past 30 years, from approximately 4,500 residents in 1990 to its current population of ~5,500. This moderate growth has brought new jobs and more individuals and families over time, making the area a nice place to start or further your career, and raise a family if that’s one of your goals in life. Annual Violent Crimes: 11 Annual Property Crimes: 89 One (of many) great things about Rusk is its relatively low crime rate. The crime index for the area is 41 out of 100, which means Rusk is safer than 41% of all U.S. Cities. While that’s not a super high percent, the odds of becoming a victim of a violent crime in Rusk are 1 ... Read More
January 24, 2019Baka H


DeBerry, TX Crime Statistics & OverviewDeBerry, TX, located in Pensicola County, has population of about 3,305 residents with a population density of 16 people per square mile. Its overall crime rating is a solid A-, with exceptionally low rates of violent crimes and vehicle theft when compared to national averages. Unfortunately, burglary and property crime are much more rampant in the area: Annual Violent Crimes: 12 Annual Property Crimes: 50 Approximately 15 property crimes per 1000 residents occur each year, which is a much lower rate than many surrounding cities, and lower than the Texas average, which is reassuring for those who live in the area. With that said, there is still a chance that anyone at any time could become the next victim of property theft in the DeBerry area, so investing ... Read More
January 11, 2019Baka H


Hallsville Safety & Crime OverviewHallsville, Texas, a city in Harrison County, has seen significant growth over the past 30 years, doubling from approximately 2,100 residents in 1990 to ~4,200 residents in 2017. When looking at crime statistics for the area, it’s easy to see whye Hallsville has enjoyed consistent (yet slow) growth overtime: it’s one of the safest areas to live in the East Texas region. With a crime index at an astounding 71 out of 100, only 29% of all cities across the nation are safer to live in. Number of Violent Crimes Committed Each Year: 4 Number of Property Crimes Committed Each Year: 34 This puts property crime victims for the area at 8 per 1,000, which is a small fraction vs. the Texas average of 27.6 out of 1,000 residents ... Read More
December 20, 2018Baka H


Pittsburg, TX Crime StatisticsPittsburg, Texas, known as the former home of the poultry producer Pilgrim’s, has had a fairly stable population in the 4,000s range over the past 30 years or so – currently at approximately 4,651 residents. Pittsburg, unlike many of the other areas we serve, has a moderately low crime rate, with numbers on par with Texas averages (many cities in the East Texas region have crime rates that can be significantly higher than state averages). There are only about 150 crimes in the area each year, which breaks down to: Annual Violent Crimes: 25 Annual Property Crimes: 127 With a population nearing 5,000, that’s a fairly respectable number–putting the property crime rate at 26.98 per 1000 residents, which is marginally lower than the Texas average at 27.6 per 1000. There ... Read More
December 12, 2018Baka H


Gilmer, TX Crime StatisticsGilmer, Texas has had a population of roughly 5,000 for the past 30 years, currently at approximately 5,100 residents. It’s a beautiful area in East Texas, and home to Gilmer lake, which is a popular destination for locals when the weather’s nice. Like many other towns in East Texas, the crime rate in the area is significantly higher than Texas state averages. There’s only roughly ~240 violent and property crimes per year in the city: Annual Violent Crimes: 40 Annual Property Crimes: 194 These numbers may not seem high, but when you look at the overall population count, it puts Gilmer at an 8 out of 100 on the crime index scale, meaning that it’s safer to live in than only 8% of all cities in the nation. Out ... Read More
November 23, 2018Baka H


Crime Overview: Center, TXAbout 5,300 people call Center, Texas their home, and its population has stayed fairly consistent–hovering around the 5,000 mark–over the past 30 years. It’s located in Shelby County, which is often referred to as the “Gateway to the Texas Forest Country.” It’s a beautiful and scenic area filled with friendly residents and a lot to do nearby, including fishing, hunting, biking, camping, and more. Unfortunately, even though most of the residents and locals are great people, Center ranks very low in terms of safety–it has a crime index of 5 (out of 100), making it less safe to live in than 95% of all other cities in the U.S. Annual Violent Crimes: 32 Annual Property Crimes: 253 In Texas, on average, there are roughly 27-28 property crime victims per 1,000 ... Read More
November 9, 2018Baka H


Atlanta, TX Crime StatisticsThe population of Atlanta, TX has dwindled over the past ~30 years, dropping from ~6,200 residents in 1990 to about 5,500 residents in 2017. Despite the relatively small population of the city, crime has–and continues to–run rampant. The crime index is at 6 out of 100, which means it is safer than only 6% of cities in the U.S. – putting it in the lowest bracket when it comes to safety. Annual Violent Crimes: 35 Annual Property Crimes: 242 242 property crimes doesn’t sound like a huge number… until you look at the total population count, which puts the property crime rate at about 43 per 1,000 residents. This is significantly higher than the Texas average (27 per 1000 residents), which means the chances of you being a victim ... Read More
October 28, 2018Baka H


White Oak Crime Statistics & OverviewWhite Oak, Texas has grown by about 20% over the past ~30 years, from roughly 5,000 residents in 1990 to around 6,300 residents as of 2017. It’s received a solid A rating from Area Vibes for its low crime rate, which is nice to see. There were 0 murders reported on the latest crime statistic update, which should make residents feel great, as that’s pretty rare for a town with a population above a few thousand residents. With that said, there was still a fair amount of property crimes committed, with 120 reports on the most recent update: Annual Violent Crimes: 7 Annual Property Crimes: 120 Unfortunately, even in areas where violent crime is almost non-existent, there’s still a fair share of property crimes committed each ... Read More
October 17, 2018Baka H


Whitehouse, TX Crime StatisticsWhitehouse, Texas has experienced explosive growth over the past ~30 years, shooting up from ~4,000 residents in 1990 to over double that amount today, at approximately 8,300 residents. Usually, with rapid growth, crime rates tend to increase. Fortunately for residents of the city, Whitehouse has been–and remains as–one of the safest areas in East Texas. Annual Violent Crimes: 35 Annual Property Crimes: 91 126 crimes per year may seem low, and it is–relatively speaking. With a moderately low crime rate, the Whitehouse, TX crime index is 47 out of 100 (with 100 being the safest), which means it’s safer than 47% of all U.S. cities. This means that for every 1000 residents, only 11 will be a victim of property crime each year, which is a little less than ... Read More
October 9, 2018Baka H


Gladewater Crime OverviewGladwater, Texas has seen a fairly stable population count over the past ~30 years, hovering at around 6,000 residents (as of 2016, there were 6,427 reported residents of the town). When it comes to crime rates, the overall score has hovered at a solid F, which is less than desirable. Take a look at some key statistics to consider if you’re considering implementing or upgrading your home and/or business security system: Annual Violent Crimes: 40 Annual Property Crimes: 199 200 annual property crimes in Gladewater may sound low, but when you look at the overall population count it’s a fairly high proportion at 31 victims per 1000 residents, which is a higher ratio than the Texas average. The overall crime rate in Gladewater is slightly over 30% higher than the average across ... Read More
September 27, 2018Baka H