Carthage, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
226
Total Crimes
3,481.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.58%
Above National Average
528 out of 615
In Texas
8,319 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Carthage, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Carthage is 3,481.7 per 100,000 people. That's 40.58% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 23.92% higher than the Texas total crime rate of 2,809.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Carthage SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8

How Does Carthage Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Carthage
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 226 3,481.7 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 1 15.4 4.9 5.0
Robbery 2 30.8 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 35 539.2 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 39 600.8 418.9 366.7
Burglary 21 323.5 392.8 340.5
Larceny 152 2,341.7 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 14 215.7 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 187 2,880.9 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Carthage

39.0
Violent Crimes
600.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
63.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 166.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Carthage each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Carthage is 600.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 63.85% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 43.42% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Carthage

187.0
Property Crimes
2,880.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
36.54%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Carthage each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Carthage is 2,880.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 36.54% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 20.51% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Carthage Crime Compared To Texas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Texas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Carthage

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Shreveport, LA 187,556 10,651 5,678.8 4,899.3 779.5
Longview, TX 81,783 2,784 3,404.1 2,946.8 457.3
Nacogdoches, TX 33,613 975 2,900.7 2,570.4 330.2
Kilgore, TX 15,047 362 2,405.8 2,100.1 305.7
Henderson, TX 13,226 586 4,430.7 3,871.2 559.5
Mansfield, LA 4,741 218 4,598.2 3,881.0 717.1
Tatum, TX 1,394 42 3,012.9 2,869.4 143.5
Tenaha, TX 1,153 13 1,127.5 780.6 346.9
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