Yoakum amassed 129 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Yoakum’s arrest rate was 388.78 per 100,000 residents. The county of Yoakum is 47.39% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 5 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Yoakum also experienced 28 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Bell and Bexar, Yoakum is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Yoakum, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 15 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Yoakum, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Yoakum, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Yoakum has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Yoakum experienced 5 violent crimes and 28 non-violent crimes. When comparing Yoakum to the national average of 739.02, Yoakum is lower by 47.39% than the national average.