Reported Annual Crime In Houston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime146n/a (estimate)7,0293,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape1n/a48.142.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.0104.8101.9
Assault10n/a481.5342.4237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)530497373
Burglary15n/a722.2559.0491.4
Theft118n/a5,681.32,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a96.3279.4220.2
Property crime135n/a (estimate)6,5002,8542,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Houston is 146% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.26 daily crimes that occur in Houston.
  • Houston is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Houston you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Houston has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Houston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Houston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Houston is 1 in 189
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Houston is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Houston is 1 in 15

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

Houston police department

ItemHoustonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)612,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.13.3
There are a total of 6 Houston police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.8% less than the Missouri average and 11.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Missouri

StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
Missouri15,122264222
There are a total of 15,122 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 264 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 19% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Licking, MO2,9921932,0932,287
Cabool, MO2,4104242,4522,876
Plato, MO1316843,9304,615
Raymondville, MO3637634,3835,146
Houston, MO2,2085306,5007,029

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Toledo, IA2,2081451,0361,181
Mount Vernon, GA2,2072181,7431,961
Lawai, HI2,209981,2751,374
Detroit Beach, MI2,2091898571,046
Gassville, AR2,206944,3154,409
Houston, MO2,2085306,5007,029
Source: The Houston, MO 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.