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


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

Crime rate in Baytown, TX

The 2022 crime rate in Baytown, TX is 341 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.0% U.S. cities. The 2022 Baytown crime rate rose by 9% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 2 - a decrease of 5 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Baytown has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Baytown, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Baytown:

341.2
La Porte:

135.1
Shoreacres:

36.9
Mont Belvieu:

188.6
Deer Park:

114.1
Seabrook:

174.6
Pasadena:

337.1
Kemah:

365.7
Nassau Bay:

156.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Baytown by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.8)
6
(8.4)
1
(1.4)
5
(6.7)
4
(5.4)
5
(6.6)
6
(7.8)
9
(11.7)
6
(7.8)
2
(2.6)
3
(3.9)
9
(11.6)
7
(9.0)
2
(2.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(48.0)
21
(29.2)
13
(17.7)
15
(20.2)
19
(25.8)
32
(42.0)
34
(44.1)
25
(32.4)
38
(49.5)
35
(45.1)
49
(63.1)
42
(54.0)
50
(64.3)
58
(71.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
114
(161.1)
148
(206.1)
79
(107.8)
97
(130.3)
126
(170.9)
84
(110.2)
81
(105.0)
98
(126.9)
108
(140.8)
94
(121.2)
91
(117.1)
83
(106.7)
52
(66.8)
68
(83.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
180
(254.4)
126
(175.5)
119
(162.3)
130
(174.7)
136
(184.5)
120
(157.4)
112
(145.2)
170
(220.1)
136
(177.3)
171
(220.5)
182
(234.2)
201
(258.3)
178
(228.7)
230
(282.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
831
(1,174)
822
(1,145)
700
(954.8)
939
(1,262)
916
(1,243)
638
(836.7)
483
(626.1)
525
(679.8)
506
(659.7)
384
(495.2)
447
(575.2)
390
(501.1)
339
(435.6)
438
(537.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,889
(4,083)
2,707
(3,770)
2,628
(3,585)
2,438
(3,276)
2,373
(3,219)
2,091
(2,742)
1,967
(2,550)
1,960
(2,538)
1,846
(2,407)
2,028
(2,615)
2,005
(2,580)
2,110
(2,711)
1,922
(2,470)
2,225
(2,731)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
281
(397.1)
320
(445.7)
227
(309.6)
307
(412.5)
364
(493.8)
428
(561.3)
426
(552.2)
373
(483.0)
326
(425.0)
499
(643.5)
386
(496.7)
420
(539.7)
467
(600.1)
519
(637.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
32
(45.2)
7
(9.7)
29
(39.6)
23
(30.9)
14
(19.0)
16
(21.0)
10
(13.0)
7
(9.1)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.6)
5
(6.4)
6
(7.7)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.2)
City-Data.com crime index420.6403.6316.7356.0374.9324.4301.3319.1309.4312.5323.4336.7312.5341.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 243 registered sex offenders living in Baytown, Texas as of April 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baytown is 321 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Baytown, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2022
Baytown:

259.0
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Baytown:

230.0
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Baytown:

259.6
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Baytown:

246.4
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Baytown:

221.2
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Baytown:

224.2
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Baytown:

229.2
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Baytown:

184.7
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Baytown:

188.8
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Baytown:

214.4
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Baytown:

186.1
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Baytown:

155.5
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Baytown:

236.8
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Baytown:

261.4
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Baytown:

271.3
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Baytown:

258.1
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Baytown:

263.9
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Baytown:

224.3
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Baytown:

339.6
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Baytown:

300.6
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Baytown:

316.7
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Baytown:

318.6
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Baytown:

326.4
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Baytown:

316.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Baytown:

335.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Baytown:

335.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Baytown:

388.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Baytown:

483.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Baytown:

478.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Baytown:

416.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Baytown:

484.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Baytown:

498.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Baytown:

451.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Baytown:

393.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Baytown:

407.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Baytown:

377.0
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 212 (160 officers - 142 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Texas average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 217 (164 officers - 146 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 220 (170 officers - 152 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Texas average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 214 (164 officers - 151 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 235 (163 officers - 149 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Texas average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 208 (156 officers - 141 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 207 (156 officers - 141 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Texas average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 199 (149 officers - 137 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 193 (143 officers - 130 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Texas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 194 (142 officers - 128 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 195 (137 officers - 124 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 186 (130 officers - 120 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 185 (137 officers - 128 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 179 (129 officers - 118 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 184 (127 officers - 116 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 175 (121 officers - 110 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 178 (125 officers - 114 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 169 (116 officers - 105 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Baytown, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 77520, 77521, 77523.