Panhandle, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
32
Total Crimes
1,378.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-44.36%
Below National Average
222 out of 615
In Texas
4,527 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Panhandle, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Panhandle is 1,378.1 per 100,000 people. That's -44.36% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -50.95% lower 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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Panhandle SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
10
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Panhandle
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 32 1,378.1 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 301.5 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 7 301.5 418.9 366.7
Burglary 12 516.8 392.8 340.5
Larceny 8 344.5 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 215.3 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 25 1,076.7 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Panhandle

7.0
Violent Crimes
301.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-17.79%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 331.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Panhandle each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Panhandle is 301.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -17.79% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -28.04% lower than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Panhandle

25.0
Property Crimes
1,076.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-48.97%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 92.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Panhandle each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Panhandle is 1,076.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -48.97% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -54.96% lower than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Panhandle 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 Panhandle

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Amarillo, TX 201,036 9,282 4,617.1 3,897.3 719.8
Pampa, TX 17,150 781 4,553.9 3,813.4 740.5
Canyon, TX 16,312 167 1,023.8 938.0 85.8
Dumas, TX 14,290 277 1,938.4 1,763.5 174.9
Borger, TX 12,675 539 4,252.5 3,936.9 315.6
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