Sweetwater, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
357
Total Crimes
3,390.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
36.89%
Above National Average
519 out of 615
In Texas
8,222 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Sweetwater, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sweetwater is 3,390.3 per 100,000 people. That's 36.89% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 20.67% 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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Sweetwater SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sweetwater
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 357 3,390.3 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 5 47.5 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 41 389.4 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 50 474.8 418.9 366.7
Burglary 139 1,320.0 392.8 340.5
Larceny 152 1,443.5 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 16 151.9 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 307 2,915.5 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sweetwater

50
Violent Crimes
474.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
29.49%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 210.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sweetwater each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sweetwater is 474.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 29.49% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 13.34% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sweetwater

307
Property Crimes
2,915.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
38.18%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sweetwater each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sweetwater is 2,915.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.18% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 21.95% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Sweetwater 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 Sweetwater

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Abilene, TX 123,665 3,570 2,886.8 2,516.5 370.4
Snyder, TX 11,161 386 3,458.5 2,024.9 1,433.6
Merkel, TX 2,623 34 1,296.2 648.1 648.1
Tye, TX 1,318 22 1,669.2 1,214.0 455.2
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