Reported Annual Crime In Katy

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKaty/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime781n/a (estimate)4,8913,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKaty/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape18n/a112.744.638.6
Robbery11n/a68.9116.3101.9
Assault33n/a206.6246.6237.8
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)388412373
Burglary63n/a394.5557.2491.4
Theft621n/a3,888.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft35n/a219.2245.7220.2
Property crime719n/a (estimate)4,5022,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Katy, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Katy, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Katy, TX averages 51% higher than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 71% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Katy, TX is 6% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 4% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 59% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 81% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Katy, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Katy is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.4 daily crimes that occur in Katy.
  • Katy is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Katy you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Katy has increased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Katy (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Katy, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Katy, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.51 times more than the Texas average and 1.71 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Katy, TX is 1.06 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.04 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Katy, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.59 times more than the Texas average and 1.81 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Katy (higher is better)

How safe is Katy, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Katy, TX is safer than 21% of the cities in Texas and 20% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Katy, TX. Overall, Katy, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Katy

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Katy is 1 in 258
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Katy is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Katy is 1 in 21
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Katy, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Katy, TX, then there is a 1 in 258 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 21 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Katy, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for Katy, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Katy, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 34% in Katy, TX, while property crimes in Katy, TX have increased by 31%. Crimes in total for Katy, TX have increased by 31% year over year.

Katy police department

ItemKatyTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5846,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.03.03.3
There are a total of 58 Katy police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% greater than the Texas average and 21.3% greater than the National average.

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
Fulshear, TX2,28465444509
Weston Lakes, TX2,54465444509
Wallis, TX1,13701,0121,012
Brazos Country, TX6091661,1441,310
Simonton, TX8631661,1441,310
Katy, TX15,0713884,5024,891

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Vernon, IL15,0691,3406,0187,358
Pataskala, OH15,0692522,2332,485
The Dalles, OR15,0681253,0843,208
New Port Richey, FL15,0631,0334,0995,131
Pinehurst, NC15,05270583653
Katy, TX15,0713884,5024,891
Source: The Katy, 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.