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Belton Crime Rate Report (Texas)

Belton crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 17 years with violent crime increasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Belton for 2020 is expected to be higher than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Belton in 2016 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 52% and the city property crime rate in Belton was higher than the national property crime rate average by 14.9%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Belton was lower than the violent crime rate in Texas by 56.13% and the city property crime rate in Belton was higher than the property crime rate in Texas but only by 2.03%.

Property and Violent Crime
Belton Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Belton Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Belton Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault23
Larceny and Theft482
Motor Vehicle Theft6
Murder and Manslaughter2
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)621
Property Crime591
Violent Crime40
2020 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault32
Larceny and Theft746
Motor Vehicle Theft1
Murder and Manslaughter2
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)919
Property Crime889
Violent Crime49

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Belton Property Crime

Belton Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Belton Crime 2016

Belton Crime 2020

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Belton Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Belton Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Belton, Texas crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Belton crime report data for 2020 was projected from 17 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.

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