Crime Spotlight: Big Spring Texas, in Howard County

Having compiled 2019 data from the FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety, this report is intended to give an overview of crime as well as a comparison to TX DPS License to Carry issued in the affected zip codes. 2019 data is the most recent data released by the FBI - they generally release crime reports after 2 years.

Covered Zip codes:

79720-79721

LTC issued for these zip codes will be covered in more detail below the crime statistics.

Crime in Big Spring Texas (FBI 2019)

 

Percentage Crime Category Per Capita Rank
11.2% Violent crime (152) 538 68 of 533
0.2% Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter (3) 11 49 of 533
0.8% Rape (11) 39 221 of 533
1.5% Robbery (21) 74 78 of 533
8.6% Aggravated assault (117) 414 465 of 533
0.1% Property crime (1) 3 489 of 533
12.7% Burglary (173) 612 455 of 533
53.7% Larceny-theft (731) 2 480 of 533
10.7% Motor vehicle theft (145) 513 22 of 533
0.5% Arson (7) 25 45 of 533

Your biggest issue living in or visiting Big Spring is larceny-theft

Based on the FBI statistics, the most common crime in Big Spring is larceny-theft per-capita. Big Spring ranks 480th in the state for larceny-theft.

License to Carry in Big Spring Texas issued in 2019

Data obtained from 2019 demographics reports issued by Texas Department of Public Safety.

611 License to Carry in 79720
3 License to Carry in 79721
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