Reported Annual Crime In Garland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarland/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,200n/a (estimate)3,4513,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarland/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a3.44.84.9
Rape107n/a45.044.638.6
Robbery323n/a135.9116.3101.9
Assault271n/a114.1246.6237.8
Violent crime709n/a (estimate)298412373
Burglary1,374n/a578.3557.2491.4
Theft5,363n/a2,257.22,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft754n/a317.3245.7220.2
Property crime7,491n/a (estimate)3,1532,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Garland, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Garland, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Garland, TX averages 6% higher than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 21% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Garland, TX is 28% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 20% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 11% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 27% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Garland, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Garland is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.46 daily crimes that occur in Garland.
  • Garland is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Garland you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Garland has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Garland (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Garland, 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 Garland, TX are 1.06 times more than the Texas average and 1.21 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Garland, TX are 1.38 times less than than Texas and 1.25 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Garland, TX are 1.11 times more than than Texas and 1.27 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Garland (higher is better)

How safe is Garland, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Garland, TX is safer than 36% of the cities in Texas and 32% 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 Garland, TX. Overall, Garland, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garland is 1 in 336
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garland is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Garland is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Garland, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Garland, TX you have a 1 in 336 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Garland, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for Garland, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Garland, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 10% in Garland, TX, while property crimes in Garland, TX have decreased by 3%. Crimes in total for Garland, TX have decreased by 2% year over year.

Garland police department

ItemGarlandTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 432 Garland police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.8% less than the Texas average and 43.7% 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
McLendon-Chisholm, TX1,80158397455
Talty, TX1,73858397455
St. Paul, TX1,27067463530
Murphy, TX19,15482605687
Lavon, TX2,3670703703
Garland, TX232,3052983,1533,451

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hialeah, FL232,3113222,3412,663
Glendale, AZ231,9783925,3905,782
Reno, NV231,1035923,1423,734
Winston-Salem, NC234,4694973,9394,436
Irvine, CA229,850561,4981,554
Garland, TX232,3052983,1533,451
Source: The Garland, 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.