Reported Annual Crime In Arlington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15,292n/a (estimate)3,9463,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a2.14.84.9
Rape208n/a53.744.638.6
Robbery529n/a136.5116.3101.9
Assault1,201n/a309.9246.6237.8
Violent crime1,946n/a (estimate)502412373
Burglary2,170n/a559.9557.2491.4
Theft10,298n/a2,657.12,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft878n/a226.5245.7220.2
Property crime13,346n/a (estimate)3,4442,8312,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Arlington, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Arlington, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Arlington, TX crime rate is 22% higher than the Texas average and is 38% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Arlington, TX has a violent crime rate that is 22% higher than the Texas average and 35% higher than the national average. For property crime, Arlington, TX is 22% higher than the Texas average and 38% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Arlington is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.81 daily crimes that occur in Arlington.
  • Arlington is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Arlington you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Arlington has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Arlington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Arlington, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Arlington, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.38 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Arlington, TX is 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.35 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Arlington, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Arlington (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Arlington, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Arlington, TX safer than 20% when compared to other Texas cities, and 19% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Arlington, TX. At this time, Arlington, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arlington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arlington is 1 in 200
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Arlington, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Arlington, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 200. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Arlington, TX is 1 in 26.

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

A good indicator of whether Arlington, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Arlington, TX has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Arlington, TX has decreased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Arlington, TX has decreased by 1% year over year.

Arlington police department

ItemArlingtonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)82046,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 820 Arlington police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.1% less than the Texas average and 33.8% 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
Colleyville, TX23,92855514569
Keller, TX41,91351731782
Ovilla, TX3,460137740876
Edgecliff Village, TX2,8831611,1041,264
Blue Mound, TX2,835401,4431,484
Arlington, TX375,3055023,4443,946

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Orleans, LA368,4719503,8744,824
Wichita, KS385,5189855,0416,026
Bakersfield, CA358,7004844,1614,646
Cleveland, OH392,1145484,8545,401
Minneapolis, MN394,4241,0634,1945,257
Arlington, TX375,3055023,4443,946
Source: The Arlington, 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.