Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122,0473,270 (estimate)5,3643,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder303n/a13.34.84.9
Rape986n/a43.344.638.6
Robbery10,278n/a451.7116.3101.9
Assault10,427n/a458.3246.6237.8
Violent crime21,994589 (estimate)967412373
Burglary19,859n/a872.8557.2491.4
Theft66,634n/a2,928.72,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft13,560n/a596.0245.7220.2
Property crime100,0532,681 (estimate)4,3982,8312,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.96 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 34% 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 decreased by 6%.

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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 170
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookside Village, TX1,7846363127
Southside Place, TX1,81658397455
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,77778539618
Piney Point Village, TX3,22878539618
Spring Valley Village, TX3,93878539618
Houston, TX2,167,9889674,3985,364

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago, IL2,712,6089042,9463,850
Philadelphia, PA1,546,9201,0293,1474,176
Phoenix, AZ1,490,7585943,4914,085
San Antonio, TX1,385,4385875,0305,617
San Diego, CA1,341,5103992,0822,481
Houston, TX2,167,9889674,3985,364
Source: The Downtown, Houston, 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.