Dayton, TX Arrest Records

Dayton, TX is among the safest cities in the USA with 4.19 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 436th safest city in Texas among the 574 cities.
Dayton, TX property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 31.42 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 178 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 36.92% compared to 2015.

Dayton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Dayton 2016 increased by 41.67% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 18 to 32 while non-violent crime increased by 37.93% from 174 to 240.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 178
Burglary 32
Motor vehicle theft 30
Aggravated assault 22
Legacy rape 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 Dayton 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 Dayton increased by 77.78% from 2015 and increased by 190.91% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 11 to 32. In 2016 violent crime rate in Dayton was 10.72% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.419%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Dayton increased by 37.93% from 2015 and increased by 38.73% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 173 to 240. In 2016 property crime rate in Dayton was 10.55% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.142%.

How Dayton stands up against other cities

Dayton vs. Jasper

You’ll be in more safety in Dayton compared to Jasper that had 62.58% higher crime rate compared to Dayton 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 Jasper city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 3.9277 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7877 in Jasper.

Names with the most arrests in Dayton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on 30.65% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 0.08% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 9.76 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Dayton have increased by 41.67%.