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


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

Crime rate in Palacios, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Palacios, TX is 179 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 62.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Palacios crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Palacios has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Palacios, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Palacios:

178.7
Point Comfort:

91.6
Bay City:

347.5
Port Lavaca:

336.1
Ganado:

39.1
Edna:

170.7
El Campo:

179.6
Seadrift:

125.5
Sweeny:

251.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Palacios by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(18.8)
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)
2
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(77.5)
6
(119.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(86.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(37.6)
2
(37.7)
6
(116.3)
2
(39.7)
2
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.3)
5
(104.1)
3
(64.3)
3
(64.6)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
2
(43.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
34
(639.1)
33
(621.2)
30
(581.6)
37
(734.4)
5
(98.9)
7
(139.9)
5
(103.8)
3
(62.4)
1
(21.4)
5
(107.6)
3
(64.7)
9
(194.9)
5
(106.9)
9
(194.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(1,579)
51
(960.1)
71
(1,377)
109
(2,164)
83
(1,641)
42
(839.2)
64
(1,329)
51
(1,062)
66
(1,414)
29
(624.2)
34
(733.1)
39
(844.7)
40
(855.4)
40
(863.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(1,692)
71
(1,337)
81
(1,570)
158
(3,136)
101
(1,997)
99
(1,978)
124
(2,574)
99
(2,061)
84
(1,800)
74
(1,593)
97
(2,091)
88
(1,906)
78
(1,668)
51
(1,101)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(206.8)
5
(94.1)
7
(135.7)
9
(178.6)
4
(79.1)
6
(119.9)
4
(83.0)
9
(187.3)
7
(150.0)
4
(86.1)
4
(86.2)
9
(194.9)
3
(64.2)
3
(64.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
5
(99.2)
7
(138.4)
2
(40.0)
3
(62.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
City-Data.com crime index401.5263.7383.3545.3232.7175.4258.7232.1206.6155.2161.3259.3166.0178.7

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 Palacios, Texas as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palacios is 370 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Palacios:

140.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Palacios:

74.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Palacios:

184.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Palacios:

43.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Palacios:

86.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Palacios:

42.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Palacios:

104.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Palacios:

103.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Palacios:

69.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Palacios:

69.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Palacios:

506.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Palacios:

426.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Palacios:

329.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Palacios:

413.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Palacios:

398.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Palacios:

497.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Palacios:

302.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Palacios:

237.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Palacios:

264.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Palacios:

293.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Palacios:

264.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Palacios:

217.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Palacios:

395.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Palacios:

343.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Palacios:

406.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Palacios:

284.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Palacios:

439.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Palacios:

616.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Palacios:

374.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Palacios:

273.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Palacios:

431.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Palacios:

316.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Palacios:

230.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Palacios:

193.8
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 2017, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 20 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 77428, 77465.