Downtown, Houston, TX Crime Rates & Statistics

Downtown, Houston crime information

StatisticDowntown /100KHouston /100KTexas /100K
Violent crime385 (estimate)963408
Property crime2,035 (estimate)5,0873,258
Total crime index2,420 (estimate)6,0493,667
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  • The estimated Downtown crime index is 59% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston crime index is 64% higher than the Texas average.
  • The estimated Downtown violent crime rate is 59% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston violent crime rate is 135% higher than the Texas average.
  • The estimated Downtown property crime rate is 60% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston property crime rate is 56% higher than the Texas average.

Downtown, Houston police department

ItemDowntownHoustonTexas
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a6,66346,020
Police officers /1000 residentsn/a3.13.0
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Did you know?

  • Downtown is safer than 92.3% of the neighborhoods in Houston.
  • The crime rate in Downtown, Houston is less than 2% of the cities in Texas.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Downtown is 1 in 42.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 260.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Downtown is 1 in 50.

Houston crime comparison

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Houston violent crime breakdown

CrimeHoustonHouston /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Murder2141045
Rape618283725
Robbery9,891454120109
Assault10,270471247229

Houston property crime breakdown

CrimeHoustonHouston /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Burglary23,7331,088722610
Theft73,5913,3752,2881,899
Vehichle theft13,595623249221

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Houston, TX

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
West University, Houston875.6
Rice, Houston873.9
River Oaks, Houston864.3
Greater Memorial, Houston869
Medical, Houston854.9
Rice Military, Houston842.5
Montrose, Houston842.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Galleria-Uptown, Houston847.8
Midtown, Houston841.4
Greater Heights, Houston833.9
Meyerland, Houston809.6
Westchase, Houston8010.4
Bellaire, Houston7610.1
Spring Branch, Houston7510.9
Pasadina, Houston7314
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CityScoreMiles
West University Place, TX925.3
Taylor Lake Village, TX9022.4
Spring Valley Village, TX909
Hunters Creek Village, TX908.3
Hilshire Village, TX908.2
Southside Place, TX905.9
El Lago, TX8922.8
Bunker Hill Village, TX8910.3
CityScoreMiles
Bellaire, TX897
The Woodlands, TX8928.9
Piney Point Village, TX899.5
Cinco Ranch, TX8924
Seabrook, TX8824
Friendswood, TX8818.4
League City, TX8823.4
Pearland, TX8714.1
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