Reported Annual Crime In Fort Worth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Worth/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34,111n/a (estimate)4,1113,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Worth/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder56n/a6.74.84.9
Rape516n/a62.244.638.6
Robbery981n/a118.2116.3101.9
Assault2,806n/a338.2246.6237.8
Violent crime4,359n/a (estimate)525412373
Burglary6,005n/a723.7557.2491.4
Theft21,489n/a2,589.92,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft2,258n/a272.1245.7220.2
Property crime29,752n/a (estimate)3,5862,8312,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Fort Worth, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Fort Worth, 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 Fort Worth, TX crime rate is 27% higher than the Texas average and is 44% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Fort Worth, TX has a violent crime rate that is 27% higher than the Texas average and 41% higher than the national average. For property crime, Fort Worth, TX is 27% higher than the Texas average and 44% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Worth is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.26 daily crimes that occur in Fort Worth.
  • Fort Worth is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Worth you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Worth has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Fort Worth (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Fort Worth, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Fort Worth, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.27 times more than the Texas average and 1.44 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fort Worth, TX is 1.27 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.41 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Fort Worth, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.27 times more than the Texas average and 1.44 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Fort Worth (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Fort Worth, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Fort Worth, TX ranks safer than 18% of every city located within Texas along with 18% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Fort Worth, TX. As a result, Fort Worth, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Worth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Worth is 1 in 191
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Worth is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Worth is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Fort Worth, 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 Fort Worth, TX, then there is a 1 in 191 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 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fort Worth, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Worth (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Fort Worth, TX is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Fort Worth, TX has increased by 16% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Fort Worth, TX has decreased by 2% in the same time frame.

Fort Worth police department

ItemFort WorthTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,94046,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.03.3
There are a total of 1,940 Fort Worth police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.2% less than the Texas average and 22.9% 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
Haslet, TX1,52958397455
Colleyville, TX23,92855514569
Lakeside town (Tarrant County), TX1,41895656752
Keller, TX41,91351731782
Pelican Bay, TX1,908429551980
Fort Worth, TX778,5735253,5864,111

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charlotte, NC774,8076783,7684,445
Columbus, OH811,9435463,9344,481
San Francisco, CA829,0727776,1386,915
Indianapolis, IN835,0971,2884,7916,079
Jacksonville, FL837,5336483,6734,321
Fort Worth, TX778,5735253,5864,111
Source: The Fort Worth, 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.