Reported Annual Crime In Sugar Land

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSugar Land/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,553n/a (estimate)1,7493,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSugar Land/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.14.84.9
Rape11n/a12.444.638.6
Robbery42n/a47.3116.3101.9
Assault29n/a32.7246.6237.8
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)93412373
Burglary206n/a232.0557.2491.4
Theft1,239n/a1,395.12,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft25n/a28.1245.7220.2
Property crime1,470n/a (estimate)1,6552,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sugar Land, 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 Sugar Land, 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 Sugar Land, TX averages 46% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sugar Land, TX is 77% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 75% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 42% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 33% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sugar Land, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sugar Land is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.79 daily crimes that occur in Sugar Land.
  • Sugar Land is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sugar Land you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sugar Land has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Sugar Land (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sugar Land, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sugar Land, TX are 1.85 times less than the Texas average and 1.64 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sugar Land, TX are 4.41 times less than than Texas and 3.99 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sugar Land, TX are 1.71 times less than than Texas and 1.50 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Sugar Land (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Sugar Land, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Sugar Land, TX safer than 77% when compared to other Texas cities, and 69% 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 Sugar Land, TX. At this time, Sugar Land, TX sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sugar Land

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sugar Land is 1 in 1071
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sugar Land is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sugar Land is 1 in 58
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sugar Land, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sugar Land, TX you have a 1 in 1071 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sugar Land, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Sugar Land (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sugar Land, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Sugar Land, TX has decreased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Sugar Land, TX has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sugar Land, TX has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sugar Land police department

ItemSugar LandTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 172 Sugar Land police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31% less than the Texas average and 36.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southside Place, TX1,81658397455
Piney Point Village, TX3,22878539618
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,77778539618
Spring Valley Village, TX3,93878539618
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,545107735842
Sugar Land, TX82,420931,6551,749

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Buena Park, CA82,1912833,0463,329
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Sugar Land, TX82,420931,6551,749
Source: The Sugar Land, 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.