Downtown, Houston, TX Crime Rates & Statistics

Downtown, Houston crime information

StatisticDowntown /100KHouston /100KTexas /100K
Violent crime397 (estimate)993409
Property crime1,978 (estimate)4,9463,362
Total crime index2,375 (estimate)5,9383,770
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  • The estimated Downtown crime index is 59% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston crime index is 57% higher than the Texas average.
  • The estimated Downtown violent crime rate is 60% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston violent crime rate is 142% higher than the Texas average.
  • The estimated Downtown property crime rate is 59% lower than the Houston average and and the Houston property crime rate is 47% higher than the Texas average.

Downtown, Houston police department

ItemDowntownHoustonTexas
Total police officersn/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 43.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 252.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Downtown is 1 in 51.

Houston crime comparison

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Houston violent crime breakdown

CrimeHoustonHouston /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Murder2171045
Rape665313027
Robbery9,385431117113
Assault11,343521258242

Houston property crime breakdown

CrimeHoustonHouston /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Burglary26,6301,223786670
Theft67,9783,1222,3261,959
Vehichle theft13,070600249230

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
Rice, Houston873.9
River Oaks, Houston854.3
Greater Memorial, Houston859
Rice Military, Houston842.5
Montrose, Houston842.4
Midtown, Houston841.4
Medical, Houston834.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Greater Heights, Houston833.9
Galleria-Uptown, Houston837.8
Meyerland, Houston799.6
Westchase, Houston7910.4
West University, Houston795.6
Bellaire, Houston7710.1
Spring Branch, Houston7410.9
Northwest, Houston728.6
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Taylor Lake Village, TX9022.4
Bunker Hill Village, TX8910.3
Bellaire, TX897
Piney Point Village, TX899.5
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El Lago, TX8822.8
Hunters Creek Village, TX888.3
Cinco Ranch, TX8824
League City, TX8723.4
Sugar Land, TX8719.2
The Woodlands, TX8728.9
Friendswood, TX8718.4
Jersey Village, TX8715.2
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