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


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

Crime rate in New Braunfels, TX

The 2019 crime rate in New Braunfels, TX is 133 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 52.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 New Braunfels crime rate fell by 20% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 2. In the last 5 years New Braunfels has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous New Braunfels, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New Braunfels:

132.8
Marion:

169.1
Cibolo:

83.0
Garden Ridge:

45.3
Schertz:

130.9
Seguin:

199.7
Selma:

168.7
Universal City:

241.0
San Marcos:

279.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in New Braunfels by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.4)
1
(1.7)
3
(4.9)
1
(1.5)
2
(2.9)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.4)
2
(2.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(22.7)
10
(19.3)
5
(9.3)
14
(25.2)
10
(17.3)
7
(11.9)
19
(31.4)
16
(26.0)
9
(13.9)
21
(30.6)
34
(46.4)
33
(42.9)
43
(52.0)
21
(23.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
27
(55.7)
35
(67.5)
33
(61.3)
39
(70.2)
25
(43.3)
26
(44.1)
27
(44.6)
24
(38.9)
21
(32.5)
31
(45.2)
25
(34.1)
29
(37.7)
22
(26.6)
25
(28.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
94
(193.8)
112
(216.0)
92
(171.0)
89
(160.1)
86
(148.8)
84
(142.5)
68
(112.4)
104
(168.7)
151
(233.7)
121
(176.3)
147
(200.5)
130
(168.8)
174
(210.3)
171
(192.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
401
(826.7)
322
(620.9)
342
(635.7)
366
(658.5)
373
(645.4)
298
(505.5)
300
(496.0)
351
(569.3)
313
(484.4)
270
(393.4)
245
(334.1)
221
(287.0)
215
(259.9)
209
(235.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,672
(3,447)
1,673
(3,226)
1,715
(3,188)
1,691
(3,042)
1,530
(2,647)
1,565
(2,655)
1,718
(2,841)
1,673
(2,714)
1,614
(2,498)
1,624
(2,366)
1,295
(1,766)
952
(1,236)
892
(1,078)
805
(907.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
79
(162.9)
83
(160.0)
87
(161.7)
92
(165.5)
63
(109.0)
80
(135.7)
92
(152.1)
129
(209.2)
174
(269.3)
164
(238.9)
181
(246.8)
148
(192.2)
90
(108.8)
106
(119.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(6.2)
20
(38.6)
33
(61.3)
13
(23.4)
6
(10.4)
16
(27.1)
4
(6.6)
11
(17.8)
13
(20.1)
2
(2.9)
1
(1.4)
8
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.4)
City-Data.com crime index282.4268.0259.8254.2216.4210.4224.8241.1226.1220.4203.9166.9166.5132.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 137 registered sex offenders living in New Braunfels, Texas as of February 06, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Braunfels is 506 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
New Braunfels:

138.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
New Braunfels:

175.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
New Braunfels:

148.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
New Braunfels:

166.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
New Braunfels:

147.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
New Braunfels:

150.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
New Braunfels:

139.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
New Braunfels:

113.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
New Braunfels:

111.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
New Braunfels:

113.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
New Braunfels:

140.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
New Braunfels:

140.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
New Braunfels:

164.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
New Braunfels:

147.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
New Braunfels:

142.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
New Braunfels:

148.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
New Braunfels:

176.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
New Braunfels:

329.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
New Braunfels:

110.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
New Braunfels:

122.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
New Braunfels:

148.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
New Braunfels:

192.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
New Braunfels:

232.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
New Braunfels:

262.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
New Braunfels:

280.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
New Braunfels:

264.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
New Braunfels:

254.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
New Braunfels:

277.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
New Braunfels:

308.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
New Braunfels:

310.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
New Braunfels:

309.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
New Braunfels:

362.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
New Braunfels:

338.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
New Braunfels:

349.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
New Braunfels:

383.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
New Braunfels:

382.1
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 2016, including police officers: 142 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 123 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Texas average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 125 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 123 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 120 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 126 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 127 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 107 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 103 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 100 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 86 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 88 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in New Braunfels, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 78130.