Reported Annual Crime In San Antonio

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Antonio/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime88,540n/a (estimate)5,9083,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Antonio/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder149n/a9.95.35.3
Rape1,190n/a79.448.040.4
Robbery2,232n/a148.9119.6102.8
Assault7,183n/a479.3261.6248.5
Violent crime10,754n/a (estimate)718434386
Burglary12,235n/a816.4533.8468.9
Theft58,318n/a3,891.41,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft7,233n/a482.6247.8236.9
Property crime77,786n/a (estimate)5,1902,7602,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in San Antonio, TX. The total number of reported crimes in San Antonio, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall San Antonio, TX crime rate is 85% higher than the Texas average and is 108% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, San Antonio, TX has a violent crime rate that is 65% higher than the Texas average and 86% higher than the national average. For property crime, San Antonio, TX is 88% higher than the Texas average and 112% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
China Grove, TX1,15289569659
Elmendorf, TX1,3251991,2691,468
Von Ormy, TX1,0312281,4471,674
Olmos Park, TX2,02301,6941,694
Somerset, TX1,4881651,5991,764
Grey Forest, TX4992511,5941,844
Schertz, TX35,0932171,8592,075
San Antonio, TX1,385,4387185,1905,908

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in San Antonio is 108% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.19 daily crimes that occur in San Antonio.
  • San Antonio is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In San Antonio you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Antonio has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In San Antonio (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in San Antonio, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In San Antonio, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.85 times more than the Texas average and 2.08 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in San Antonio, TX are 1.65 times more than the Texas average and 1.86 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, San Antonio, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.88 times more than the Texas average and 2.12 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is San Antonio (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in San Antonio, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that San Antonio, TX safer than 5% when compared to other Texas cities, and 8% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than San Antonio, TX. At this time, San Antonio, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Antonio

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Antonio is 1 in 140
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Antonio is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Antonio is 1 in 17
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in San Antonio, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In San Antonio, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 140. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in San Antonio, TX is 1 in 17.

Year Over Year Crime In San Antonio (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether San Antonio, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in San Antonio, TX has increased by 22% and the rate of property crime in San Antonio, TX has increased by 3%. The total crime rate in San Antonio, TX has increased by 5% year to year.

San Antonio police department

ItemSan AntonioTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2,88346,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 2,883 San Antonio police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.5% less than the Texas average and 36.1% less 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Diego, CA1,341,5103772,0252,402
Phoenix, AZ1,490,7586743,6904,365
Dallas, TX1,240,9857623,4004,162
Philadelphia, PA1,546,9209893,1414,130
San Jose, CA986,3203732,3762,749
San Antonio, TX1,385,4387185,1905,908
Source: The San Antonio, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.