Dallas, TX Crime Rates & Statistics

Dallas crime information

StatisticDallas /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Violent crime681409387
Property crime5,0583,3622,859
Total crime index5,7393,7703,246
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  • The Dallas crime index is 52% higher than the Texas average and and the Texas crime index is 16% higher than the National average.
  • The Dallas violent crime rate is 66% higher than the Texas average and and the Texas violent crime rate is 5% higher than the National average.
  • The Dallas property crime rate is 50% higher than the Texas average and and the Texas property crime rate is 17% higher than the National average.

Dallas police department

ItemDallasTexasNational
Total police officers4,19644,953511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.32.92.8
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There are a total of 4,196 Dallas police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.5% greater than the Texas average and 16.7% greater than the National average.

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  • Dallas is safer than 6% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Dallas is less than 4% of the cities in Texas.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Dallas is 1 in 18.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Dallas is 1 in 147.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Dallas is 1 in 20.

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Dallas violent crime breakdown

CrimeDallasDallas /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Murder1331145
Rape428353027
Robbery4,066332117113
Assault3,703303258242

Dallas property crime breakdown

CrimeDallasDallas /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Burglary18,7271,531786670
Theft35,1482,8742,3261,959
Vehichle theft7,984653249230

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas58,781274192

There are a total of 58,781 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 274 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 42% greater than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Dallas, TX

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Arts District, Dallas0.8University Park, Dallas3.3
City Center District, Dallas1.2Bluffview, Dallas3.4
Main Street District, Dallas1.4South Boulevard-Park Row, Dallas3.9
Oak Lawn, Dallas1.6Oak Cliff, Dallas4.4
Government District, Dallas1.7North Dallas, Dallas4.9
Near East, Dallas2.3Love Field Area, Dallas5.1
Highland Park, Dallas2.4Cedar Crest, Dallas5.3
m Streets, Dallas2.7Urbandale-Parkdale, Dallas6.1
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Cities near Dallas, TX

CityMilesCityMiles
Dallas, TX0Balch Springs, TX11.5
Highland Park, TX2.3Garland, TX11.5
University Park, TX3.5Hutchins, TX11.7
Cockrell Hill, TX7.3Richardson, TX12.2
Mesquite, TX10.4Sunnyvale, TX12.6
Farmers Branch, TX10.4Duncanville, TX12.8
Irving, TX10.9Lancaster, TX13.6
Addison, TX11.3DeSoto, TX14.4
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