Reported Annual Crime In Amarillo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmarillo/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10,547n/a (estimate)5,3063,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmarillo/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a3.54.84.9
Rape166n/a83.544.638.6
Robbery272n/a136.8116.3101.9
Assault833n/a419.1246.6237.8
Violent crime1,278n/a (estimate)643412373
Burglary1,815n/a913.1557.2491.4
Theft6,671n/a3,356.12,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft783n/a393.9245.7220.2
Property crime9,269n/a (estimate)4,6632,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Amarillo, TX is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 64% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 86% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Amarillo, TX shows a crime rate that is 56% higher than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 73% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Amarillo, TX is shown to be 65% higher than the Texas average and 88% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amarillo is 86% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.54 daily crimes that occur in Amarillo.
  • Amarillo is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amarillo you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amarillo has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Amarillo (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Amarillo, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Amarillo, TX are 1.64 times more than the Texas average and 1.86 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Amarillo, TX are 1.56 times more than than Texas and 1.73 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Amarillo, TX are 1.65 times more than than Texas and 1.88 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Amarillo (higher is better)

How safe is Amarillo, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Amarillo, TX is safer than 8% of the cities in Texas and 11% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Amarillo, TX. Overall, Amarillo, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amarillo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amarillo is 1 in 156
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amarillo is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amarillo is 1 in 19
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Amarillo, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Amarillo, TX, then there is a 1 in 156 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Amarillo, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Amarillo (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Amarillo, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Amarillo, TX has decreased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Amarillo, TX has decreased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Amarillo, TX has decreased by 2% year to year.

Amarillo police department

ItemAmarilloTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)37446,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.03.3
There are a total of 374 Amarillo police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.7% less than the Texas average and 41.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canyon, TX13,8821631,1151,278
Bishop Hills, TX2771661,1441,310
Timbercreek Canyon, TX3841661,1441,310
Lake Tanglewood, TX7211661,1441,310
Palisades, TX2274543,1183,572
Amarillo, TX194,9306434,6635,306

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mobile, AL194,9426114,3124,922
Glendale, CA195,380961,7371,833
Huntington Beach, CA195,6862072,4322,638
Little Rock, AR196,1881,4856,4717,956
Augusta, GA196,5516415,1235,763
Amarillo, TX194,9306434,6635,306
Source: The Amarillo, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.