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Crime Report for De Kalb,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for De Kalb, is 1.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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De Kalb Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


De Kalb, has a violent crime rate of 388 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 573 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

De Kalb 388
TX 573
National 676

De Kalb, is in the 67% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 71% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 67% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than De Kalb, or said another way, 33% of cities in have crime rates higher than De Kalb.


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Crime De Kalb TX Nation
Violent Crime Total 388.5 573.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 6.1 6.5
Forcible Rape 55.5 35.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 55.5 189.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 277.5 341.8 315
Property Crime Total 3662.6 4532.8 3726.9
Burglary 1886.8 1015.4 812.3
Larceny Theft 1720.3 3117.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 55.5 400.0 382.3
Arson 0.0 27.3 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


De Kalb, has a property crime rate of 3662.6 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4532.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

De Kalb 3662.6
TX 4532.8
National 3727



De Kalb Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 69
National Percentile Rank - 73