Reported Annual Crime In Grand Prairie

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Prairie/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,550n/a (estimate)2,4213,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Prairie/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a3.74.84.9
Rape90n/a47.944.638.6
Robbery138n/a73.4116.3101.9
Assault226n/a120.3246.6237.8
Violent crime461n/a (estimate)245412373
Burglary700n/a372.5557.2491.4
Theft2,897n/a1,541.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft492n/a261.8245.7220.2
Property crime4,089n/a (estimate)2,1762,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie, TX averages 25% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 15% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Grand Prairie, TX is 40% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 34% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 23% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 12% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Grand Prairie, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Grand Prairie is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.63 daily crimes that occur in Grand Prairie.
  • Grand Prairie is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grand Prairie you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grand Prairie has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Grand Prairie (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Grand Prairie, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Grand Prairie, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.34 times less than the Texas average and 1.18 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Grand Prairie, TX is 1.68 times less than the Texas average and 1.52 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Grand Prairie, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times less than the Texas average and 1.14 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Grand Prairie (higher is better)

How safe is Grand Prairie, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Grand Prairie, TX is safer than 51% of the cities in Texas and 45% 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 Grand Prairie, TX. Overall, Grand Prairie, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grand Prairie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grand Prairie is 1 in 408
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grand Prairie is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Prairie is 1 in 42
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Grand Prairie, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Grand Prairie, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 408. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 46 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Grand Prairie, TX is 1 in 42.

Year Over Year Crime In Grand Prairie (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Grand Prairie, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Grand Prairie, TX has decreased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Grand Prairie, TX has decreased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Grand Prairie, TX has decreased by 12% year to year.

Grand Prairie police department

ItemGrand PrairieTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)32946,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 329 Grand Prairie police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.8% less than the Texas average and 44.6% 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
University Park, TX23,761121,1571,169
Southlake, TX27,755341,1881,221
Grand Prairie, TX181,1352452,1762,421

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newport News, VA181,3624333,0523,486
Knoxville, TN181,7599276,0036,929
Brownsville, TX179,8342714,1404,411
Worcester, MA182,5118872,9313,818
Santa Clarita, CA179,0301661,3851,552
Grand Prairie, TX181,1352452,1762,421
Source: The Grand Prairie, 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.