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Crime rate in La Porte, Texas (TX): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in La Porte, TX compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in La Porte, TX

The 2017 crime rate in La Porte, TX is 169 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 57.8% U.S. cities. The 2017 La Porte crime rate rose by 9% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years La Porte has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous La Porte, TX is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
La Porte:

168.7
Shoreacres:

26.0
Deer Park:

113.2
Seabrook:

107.9
Baytown:

309.4
Pasadena:

267.3
Kemah:

430.0
Nassau Bay:

235.9
Webster:

584.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in La Porte by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.0)
2
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(26.7)
16
(47.3)
6
(17.7)
4
(11.7)
4
(11.7)
5
(14.5)
7
(20.3)
6
(17.5)
18
(52.2)
25
(71.3)
12
(34.6)
29
(83.2)
27
(76.4)
11
(31.1)
20
(56.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(35.6)
8
(23.7)
4
(11.8)
8
(23.5)
10
(29.3)
11
(31.8)
10
(29.0)
14
(40.8)
10
(29.0)
8
(22.8)
9
(26.0)
12
(34.4)
11
(31.1)
13
(36.7)
16
(45.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(142.3)
47
(139.0)
22
(65.1)
78
(228.9)
78
(228.3)
150
(434.1)
51
(147.7)
27
(78.7)
18
(52.2)
27
(77.0)
19
(54.8)
29
(83.2)
41
(116.0)
48
(135.6)
67
(189.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
196
(581.1)
162
(479.0)
138
(408.1)
113
(331.6)
94
(275.1)
196
(567.3)
110
(318.5)
165
(481.0)
152
(440.4)
127
(362.3)
117
(337.5)
111
(318.5)
95
(268.8)
97
(273.9)
77
(218.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
405
(1,201)
446
(1,319)
365
(1,079)
304
(892.1)
218
(638.1)
344
(995.6)
515
(1,491)
487
(1,420)
441
(1,278)
439
(1,252)
433
(1,249)
425
(1,219)
402
(1,138)
432
(1,220)
401
(1,136)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(148.2)
58
(171.5)
71
(210.0)
80
(234.8)
45
(131.7)
67
(193.9)
53
(153.5)
54
(157.4)
49
(142.0)
38
(108.4)
43
(124.0)
48
(137.7)
63
(178.3)
73
(206.2)
49
(138.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(26.7)
7
(20.7)
13
(38.4)
27
(79.2)
13
(38.1)
17
(49.2)
3
(8.7)
7
(20.4)
5
(14.5)
8
(22.8)
7
(20.2)
7
(20.1)
4
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)176.0184.6119.3139.9119.1203.0148.7145.0154.2169.1129.9175.6172.3153.1168.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in La Porte, Texas as of October 15, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Porte is 425 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2017
La Porte:

174.3
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
La Porte:

122.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
La Porte:

150.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
La Porte:

142.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
La Porte:

75.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
La Porte:

126.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
La Porte:

92.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
La Porte:

77.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
La Porte:

108.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
La Porte:

247.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
La Porte:

140.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
La Porte:

137.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
La Porte:

56.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
La Porte:

140.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
La Porte:

128.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
La Porte:

156.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
La Porte:

208.5
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
La Porte:

121.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
La Porte:

146.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
La Porte:

137.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
La Porte:

145.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
La Porte:

148.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
La Porte:

151.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
La Porte:

173.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
La Porte:

190.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
La Porte:

161.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
La Porte:

192.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
La Porte:

106.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
La Porte:

146.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
La Porte:

167.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
La Porte:

187.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
La Porte:

209.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
La Porte:

219.4
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
La Porte:

220.2
U.S. Average:

337.2
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 106 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 106 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 105 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 106 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 105 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 105 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 105 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 102 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 99 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 97 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 98 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 99 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 96 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in La Porte, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 77507.