Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Dallas, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dallas, TX has been ranked safer than 8% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Dallas, TX is safer than 9% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Dallas, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dallas, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.