Crime Spotlight: South Padre Island Texas, in Cameron 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:

78597

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

Crime in South Padre Island Texas (FBI 2019)

 

Percentage Crime Category Per Capita Rank
5.4% Violent crime (44) 1 1 of 533
0.0% Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter (0) 149 of 533
2.4% Rape (20) 713 1 of 533
0.7% Robbery (6) 214 8 of 533
2.2% Aggravated assault (18) 642 512 of 533
44.6% Property crime (365) 13 532 of 533
2.2% Burglary (18) 642 462 of 533
38.9% Larceny-theft (318) 11 532 of 533
3.5% Motor vehicle theft (29) 1 4 of 533
0.0% Arson (0) 220 of 533

Your biggest issue living in or visiting South Padre Island is property crime

Based on the FBI statistics, the most common crime in South Padre Island is property crime per-capita. South Padre Island ranks 532nd in the state for property crime.

License to Carry in South Padre Island Texas issued in 2019

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

48 License to Carry in 78597
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