Sinton, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Sinton has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Texas, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sinton.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 5,354, Sinton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sinton does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Sinton.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sinton does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Sinton.

For Sinton, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Sinton is one in 116.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sinton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sinton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 28, which is a rate of 35 per one thousand population.

Sinton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Sinton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

46

190

236

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.59

35.49

44.08

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
8.59
4.19
National Median: 4
    Sinton
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 116

in Sinton

1 in 239

in Texas

Sinton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,354
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 2 34
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.87 0.37 6.35

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
35.49
23.91
National Median: 21
    Sinton
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Sinton

1 in 42

in Texas

Sinton Property CRIMES

Population: 5,354
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 136 14
Rate per 1,000 7.47 25.40 2.61

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Sinton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
84
28
National Median: 28.3
    Sinton
    Texas

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