Downtown, Houston, TX Crime Rates & Statistics

Downtown, Houston crime information

StatisticDowntown /100KHouston /100KTexas /100K
Violent crime612 (estimate)975409
Property crime3,174 (estimate)5,0543,362
Total crime index3,787 (estimate)6,0283,770
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  • The estimated Downtown crime index is 37% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston crime index is 59% higher than the Texas average.
  • The estimated Downtown violent crime rate is 37% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston violent crime rate is 138% higher than the Texas average.
  • The estimated Downtown property crime rate is 37% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston property crime rate is 50% higher than the Texas average.

Downtown, Houston police department

ItemDowntownHoustonTexas
Total police officersn/a6,75044,953
Police officers /1000 residents3.03.02.9
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There are a total of 0 Downtown, Houston police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Houston average and 5% greater than the Texas average.

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  • Downtown is safer than 42.3% of the neighborhoods in Houston.
  • The crime rate in Downtown, Houston is less than 3% of the cities in Texas.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Downtown is 1 in 27.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 164.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Downtown is 1 in 32.

Houston crime comparison

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Houston violent crime breakdown

CrimeHoustonHouston /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Murder198945
Rape771363027
Robbery8,054376117113
Assault11,869554258242

Houston property crime breakdown

CrimeHoustonHouston /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Burglary27,4591,281786670
Theft68,5963,2002,3261,959
Vehichle theft12,281573249230

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas58,781274192

There are a total of 58,781 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 274 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 42% greater than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Houston, TX

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Downtown, Houston0North, Houston5.3
Midtown, Houston1.9West University, Houston5.7
Montrose, Houston2.3Medical, Houston5.9
Rice Military, Houston2.8Northeast, Houston8.4
East End, Houston3Galleria-Uptown, Houston8.6
Greater Heights, Houston3.6Bellaire, Houston8.8
River Oaks, Houston4.3Greater Memorial, Houston8.9
Rice, Houston4.8Meyerland, Houston10.1
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Cities near Houston, TX

CityMilesCityMiles
Houston, TX1.6Piney Point Village, TX9.5
West University Place, TX5.6Hedwig Village, TX9.8
Southside Place, TX6South Houston, TX10.4
Jacinto City, TX7Bunker Hill Village, TX10.7
Galena Park, TX7.4Aldine, TX10.8
Bellaire, TX7.6Cloverleaf, TX11.1
Hunters Creek Village, TX8.6Brookside Village, TX12.4
Spring Valley, TX9Pasadena, TX12.5
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