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


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

Crime rate in Sour Lake, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Sour Lake, TX is 61 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.5 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 22.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Sour Lake crime rate fell by 48% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Sour Lake has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Sour Lake, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Sour Lake:

61.3
Lumberton:

109.4
Beaumont:

499.0
Kountze:

228.3
Silsbee:

171.2
Rose City:

351.5
Liberty:

200.4
Vidor:

250.7
Nederland:

186.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Sour Lake by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(57.1)
2
(113.3)
2
(114.4)
1
(57.5)
2
(114.7)
3
(168.8)
4
(216.1)
3
(161.3)
4
(224.5)
4
(224.0)
1
(56.3)
1
(56.7)
4
(218.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(456.9)
6
(339.9)
13
(743.7)
4
(230.1)
13
(745.4)
6
(337.6)
10
(540.2)
8
(430.1)
7
(392.8)
8
(447.9)
1
(56.3)
8
(453.3)
5
(272.5)
2
(107.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,656)
32
(1,813)
32
(1,831)
26
(1,496)
32
(1,835)
45
(2,532)
28
(1,513)
15
(806.5)
39
(2,189)
24
(1,344)
13
(732.4)
20
(1,133)
19
(1,035)
17
(914.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(57.1)
4
(226.6)
3
(171.6)
1
(57.5)
3
(172.0)
4
(225.1)
2
(108.0)
2
(107.5)
2
(112.2)
2
(112.0)
2
(112.7)
7
(396.6)
3
(163.5)
4
(215.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index114.2182.4161.9138.1162.3176.7150.2103.2185.7138.953.5120.1117.261.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 13 registered sex offenders living in Sour Lake, Texas as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sour Lake is 137 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Sour Lake:

0.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Sour Lake:

109.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Sour Lake:

28.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Sour Lake:

28.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Sour Lake:

112.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sour Lake:

140.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sour Lake:

80.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sour Lake:

108.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sour Lake:

84.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sour Lake:

57.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Sour Lake:

86.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Sour Lake:

57.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Sour Lake:

113.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Sour Lake:

28.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Sour Lake:

28.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Sour Lake:

29.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Sour Lake:

0.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Sour Lake:

99.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Sour Lake:

130.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Sour Lake:

206.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Sour Lake:

64.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Sour Lake:

173.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Sour Lake:

204.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Sour Lake:

142.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Sour Lake:

199.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Sour Lake:

227.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Sour Lake:

266.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Sour Lake:

129.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Sour Lake:

266.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Sour Lake:

192.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Sour Lake:

182.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Sour Lake:

106.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Sour Lake:

113.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Sour Lake:

99.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Texas average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.97
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.38
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.37
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.76
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.78
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.38
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.01
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Sour Lake, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 77659.