Belton, TX Arrest Records

Belton, TX is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.91 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 380th safest city in Texas among the 574 cities.
Belton, TX property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 28.16 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 482 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 12.52% compared to 2015.

Belton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Belton 2016 decreased by 13.56% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 28 to 40 while non-violent crime decreased by 15.81% from 702 to 591.

5 Crimes In Belton, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 482
Burglary 103
Aggravated assault 23
Robbery 12
Motor vehicle theft 6

Other Cities in Texas with the Most Arrests

Among the 574 cities in state the most dangerous is Houston with 23,960 violent crimes that’s 24.59% of total of 97,437. South Padre Island has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 37 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
South Padre Island 184.80
Port Aransas 110.23
Humble 107.04
Kemah 81.85
Webster 80.53

Safest Cities in Texas

Are you planning a move to Texas? Here are the safest cities in Texas with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Belton is 1 out of 201 up by 0.08% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Muleshoe and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in San Saba.

City Arrests
San Saba 1.00
Jourdanton 1.38
Danbury 2.24
Crane 2.49
Cumby 2.53

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Belton increased by 42.86% from 2015 and decreased by 28.57% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 56 to 40. In 2016 violent crime rate in Belton was 59.39% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.191%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Belton decreased by 15.81% from 2015 and decreased by 12.83% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 678 to 591. In 2016 property crime rate in Belton was 0.93% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.816%.

How Belton stands up against other cities

Belton vs. Stephenville

You’ll be in more risk in Belton compared to Stephenville that had 22.07% lower crime rate compared to Belton according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Stephenville city.
Burglary rates of 4.9076 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.3194 in Stephenville.

Belton vs. Plainview

You’ll be in more safety in Belton compared to Plainview that had 33.42% higher crime rate compared to Belton according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Plainview city.
Arson rates of 0.0953 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1935 in Plainview.

Names with the most arrests in Belton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 33.12% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by women.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belton is 0.09% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.24 daily crimes that occur in Belton.
  • Belton is more violent than Stephenville.
  • In Belton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Belton have decreased by 13.56%.