Baytown, TX Arrest Records

Baytown, TX is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.91 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 480th safest city in Texas among the 574 cities.
Baytown, TX property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 37.01 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,960 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 0.36% compared to 2015.

Baytown Crime Rate

Total arrests in Baytown 2016 increased by 1.64% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 233 to 302 while non-violent crime decreased by 0.63% from 2,876 to 2,858.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,960
Burglary 525
Motor vehicle theft 373
Aggravated assault 170
Robbery 98

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 Baytown 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 Baytown increased by 29.61% from 2015 and increased by 42.45% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 212 to 302. In 2016 violent crime rate in Baytown was 16.66% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.391%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Baytown decreased by 0.63% from 2015 and decreased by 19.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,555 to 2,858. In 2016 property crime rate in Baytown was 30.2% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.701%.

How Baytown stands up against other cities

Baytown vs. Pharr

You’ll be in more risk in Baytown compared to Pharr that had 36.03% lower crime rate compared to Baytown 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 Pharr city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 4.8301 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.0805 in Pharr.

Baytown vs. Missouri City

You’ll be in more risk in Baytown compared to Missouri City that had 54.52% lower crime rate compared to Baytown according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 1.2690 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7407 in Missouri City city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 4.8301 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2433 in Missouri City.

Names with the most arrests in Baytown

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 34.25% are people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Baytown is 0.24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 11.21 daily crimes that occur in Baytown.
  • Baytown is more violent than Pharr.
  • In Baytown you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Baytown have increased by 1.64%.