Property Crime In Texas

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cpribyl Assignment #1 I come from the small town in Texas. It is located on the triangle of three county lines. As of 2012 the population is estimated to be around 2,700. I have decided to pick the property crime section. Currently, my hometown's estimated crime index in 77% lower than the Texas average and the Texas crime index is 16% higher than the National average. My hometown's estimated property crime rate is 77% lower than the Texas average and the Texas property crime rate is 17% higher than the National average. The other city I have decided to choose that I can put into perspective as similar in population size as I can is located just north of my hometown (located approximately 8 miles north). That town's crime index is 60% lower than the Texas average and the Texas crime index is 16% higher than the National average. That town's property crime rate is 55% lower than the Texas average and the Texas property crime rate is…show more content…
My hometown has a somewhat suburban downtown district, but for the most part it is all more rural living. It provides homes from lower-class to high-class families. For the other town, however, it is majority suburban living and providing mostly to lower-class families and a couple of middle-class families. Financial issues may also be a factor. Most of the property crimes reported and made mostly out in the country area (property damage from teenagers) rather than inside the city limits itself. Most of the other town's reported property crimes have been related to burglary, property damage, and motor vehicle theft. One can possible assume that the criminals from Wallis can either be gang related or trying to help themselves/their families providence. For both towns, I can only assume that the property crime will continue to increase as it has since the past due to these towns slowly starting to become the outskirts of
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