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San Marcos, TX Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For San Marcos, Texas


Population: 55,187 in 2009

San Marcos, TX Map
The San Marcos, TX crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
San Marcos, TX Crime Categories
San Marcos Law Enforcement
San Marcos Violent Crimes
San Marcos Forcible Rapes
San Marcos Murders
San Marcos Robbery
San Marcos Aggravated Assaults
San Marcos Property Crimes
San Marcos Burglary
San Marcos Larceny
San Marcos Motor Vehicle
San Marcos Arson
San Marcos, TX Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Total Employees
127
Officers
96
Civilians
31
Year
2008
Total Employees
123
Officers
97
Civilians
26
Year
2007
Total Employees
119
Officers
87
Civilians
32
Year
2006
Total Employees
111
Officers
79
Civilians
32
San Marcos, TX Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, San Marcos, Texas law enforcement had 182 violent crimes reported. With a population of 55,187 in 2009, there were 33.0 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in San Marcos, Texas. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 166, 168 and 161, respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
182
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.0
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
161
Occurrences (per 10k)
30.7
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
168
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.3
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
166
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.0
San Marcos, TX Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, San Marcos, Texas had 0.5 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 55,187 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in San Marcos in 2009 was 3. There were 25 known offenses in 2006, 15 in 2007, and 14 in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
14
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
15
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.1
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
25
Occurrences (per 10k)
5.3
San Marcos, TX Murder Statistics
San Marcos, Texas had 1 murders in 2009. With a total population of 55187 in 2009, there were 0.2 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in San Marcos, Texas. The murder rates in San Marcos, Texas in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 0 and 0, respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.2
San Marcos, TX Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in San Marcos, Texas in 2009 was 132. San Marcos had 23.9 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 55,187 in 2009. In San Marcos there were 107 offenses in 2006, 107 in 2007, and 113 in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
132
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.9
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
113
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.5
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
107
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.8
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
107
Occurrences (per 10k)
22.6
San Marcos, TX Robbery Statistics
In 2009, San Marcos, Texas had 46 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 55,187 in 2009 people living in San Marcos, in 2009 there were 8.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 33 robberies in 2006, 46 in 2007 and 34 in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
46
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.3
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
34
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.5
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
46
Occurrences (per 10k)
9.4
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
33
Occurrences (per 10k)
7.0
San Marcos, TX Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, San Marcos, Texas had 1702 property crimes. The population in 2009 for San Marcos was 55,187 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 308.4. Looking back at the previous three years in San Marcos, Texas, you will see that there were 1359 property crimes in 2006, 1650 in 2007 and 1682 in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
1,702
Occurrences (per 10k)
308.4
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
1,682
Occurrences (per 10k)
320.5
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
1,650
Occurrences (per 10k)
336.9
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
1,359
Occurrences (per 10k)
286.6
San Marcos, TX Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in San Marcos, Texas in 2009 was 300. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 55,187 in 2009 in 2009, San Marcos, Texas had 54.4 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In San Marcos there were 262 burglary offenses in 2006, 255 in 2007, and 278 in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
300
Occurrences (per 10k)
54.4
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
278
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.0
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
255
Occurrences (per 10k)
52.1
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
262
Occurrences (per 10k)
55.3
San Marcos, TX Larceny Statistics
San Marcos, Texas had 1317 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 55,187 in 2009 people living in San Marcos that year, there were 238.6 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 975 larceny-thefts in 2006, 1251 in 2007 and 1293 in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
1,317
Occurrences (per 10k)
238.6
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
1,293
Occurrences (per 10k)
246.4
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
1,251
Occurrences (per 10k)
255.4
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
975
Occurrences (per 10k)
205.6
San Marcos, TX Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, San Marcos, Texas law enforcement had 85 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 55,187 in 2009 in San Marcos, there were 15.4 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 122, 144 and 111, respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
85
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.4
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
111
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.2
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
144
Occurrences (per 10k)
29.4
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
122
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.7
San Marcos, TX Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in San Marcos in 2009 was 3. San Marcos, Texas had 0.5 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 55,187 in 2009. In San Marcos, Texas, the known offenses of arson were 7 in 2006, 5 in 2007, and 3 in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - San Marcos, TX
Year
2009
Population
55,187
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Year
2008
Population
52,473
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.6
Year
2007
Population
48,979
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.0
Year
2006
Population
47,418
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.5
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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