Bowie, TX Arrest Records

Bowie, TX is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.15 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 560th safest city in Texas among the 574 cities.
Bowie, TX property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 67.15 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 255 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 20.85% compared to 2015.

Bowie Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bowie 2016 increased by 17.61% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 15 to 11 while non-violent crime increased by 19.93% from 286 to 343.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 255
Burglary 67
Motor vehicle theft 21
Aggravated assault 5
Robbery 4

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 Bowie 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 Bowie decreased by 26.67% from 2015 and increased by 57.14% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 7 to 11. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bowie was 54.11% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.215%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bowie increased by 19.93% from 2015 and increased by 26.57% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 271 to 343. In 2016 property crime rate in Bowie was 136.24% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 6.715%.

How Bowie stands up against other cities

Bowie vs. Giddings

You’ll be in more risk in Bowie compared to Giddings that had 63.8% lower crime rate compared to Bowie according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Giddings city.
Burglary rates of 13.1167 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Giddings.

Bowie vs. Livingston

You’ll be in more risk in Bowie compared to Livingston that had 33.75% lower crime rate compared to Bowie 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 Livingston city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3891 in Livingston.

Names with the most arrests in Bowie

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 33.33% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among black population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bowie is 1.09% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 18.99 daily crimes that occur in Bowie.
  • Bowie is more violent than Giddings.
  • In Bowie you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bowie have increased by 17.61%.