Small town living inside the city limits of Nacogdoches might not be as safe as we think. There is an inordinate amount of property crime in the area. Do you think you know which neighborhoods have the best chance of you becoming a victim of a crime?

NeighborhoodScout has put together a comprehensive website, then used crime reports from Nacogdoches's zip codes to give us a clear picture of the safest neighborhoods. Here is the list from safest to the least safe.

1. Alazan / Climax
2. Fm 2259 / Community Rd
3. Fredonia Hill
4. North St / Fm 1878
5. Fm 1275 / NE Stallings Dr
6. Bonita Junction
7. North St / NE Stallings Dr
8. City Center
9. Orton Hill

Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick

After an analyse comparing Nacogdoches to other cities in the country, they drew these conclusions, as outlined in the detail below.

The crime rate in Nacogdoches is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Nacogdoches is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Nacogdoches is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Nacogdoches has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Nacogdoches to other communities of similar population, then Nacogdoches crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Nacogdoches does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Nacogdoches does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Nacogdoches.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Nacogdoches occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Nacogdoches; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 283. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Nacogdoches's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Nacogdoches a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Nacogdoches is one in 37.

To see the results for yourself, just click HERE.

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