Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime124,8163,259 (estimate)5,3473,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder301n/a12.95.35.3
Rape1,210n/a51.848.040.4
Robbery9,962n/a426.8119.6102.8
Assault12,487n/a534.9261.6248.5
Violent crime23,960626 (estimate)1,026434386
Burglary18,488n/a792.0533.8468.9
Theft69,630n/a2,982.91,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft12,738n/a545.7247.8236.9
Property crime100,8562,634 (estimate)4,3212,7602,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookside Village, TX1,784000
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,77783526608
Spring Valley Village, TX3,93883526608
Piney Point Village, TX3,22883526608
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,545113717830
West University Place, TX15,22356835891
Hilshire Village, TX6061751,1151,290
Houston, TX2,167,9881,0264,3215,347

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.93 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 38% of the cities in the Texas.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Houston has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 160
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 31

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

Houston police department

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

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago, IL2,712,6081,1053,1914,296
Philadelphia, PA1,546,9209893,1414,130
Phoenix, AZ1,490,7586743,6904,365
San Antonio, TX1,385,4387185,1905,908
San Diego, CA1,341,5103772,0252,402
Houston, TX2,167,9881,0264,3215,347
Source: The Downtown, Houston, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.