Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime126,2053,466 (estimate)5,6853,4252,962
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder242n/a1145
Rape812n/a374237
Robbery10,186n/a459116102
Assault10,768n/a485244233
Violent crime22,008604 (estimate)991406366
Burglary21,629n/a974628543
Theft68,125n/a3,0692,1371,837
Vehicle theft14,443n/a651254216
Property crime104,1972,861 (estimate)4,6943,0192,596

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  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.49 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 33% of the cities in the Texas.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 29 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 166
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 29

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
Spring Valley Village, TX3,93860496555
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,77760496555
Piney Point Village, TX3,22860496555
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,54581676757
Brookside Village, TX1,784387581968
Houston, TX2,167,9889914,6945,685

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago, IL2,712,6088843,1264,010
Philadelphia, PA1,546,9201,0213,3884,409
Phoenix, AZ1,490,7585723,7244,296
San Antonio, TX1,385,4385395,4185,957
San Diego, CA1,341,5103811,9592,340
Houston, TX2,167,9889914,6945,685
Source: The Downtown, Houston, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.