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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 48%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAllen/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,242n/a (estimate)1,1722,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape19n/a17.951.142.6
Robbery15n/a14.2100.081.6
Assault54n/a51.0263.0250.2
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)83419379
Burglary95n/a89.7392.8340.5
Theft997n/a940.91,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft62n/a58.5267.2219.9
Property crime1,154n/a (estimate)1,0892,3912,110

Key findings

  • Allen crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Allen are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Allen you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Allen is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Allen has decreased by 13%

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      Daily Crime In Allen (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Allen on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Texas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Allen (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas, are 2.40 times less than the state average and 2.12 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Allen on a daily basis are 5.04 times less than than Texas average and 4.57 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Allen are 2.20 times less than the daily state average and 1.94 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Allen (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Allen, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Allen safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Allen is safer than 80% of Texas cities, and 74% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Allen. At this time, Allen sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Allen

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Allen is 1 in 1205
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Allen is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Allen is 1 in 86
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Allen? In Allen, you have a 1 in 1205 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 92. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Allen, TX is 1 in 86.

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

      Determining whether Allen is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Allen violent crime rates have decreased by 23%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Allen has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Allen police department

      ItemAllenTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16346,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
      There are a total of 163 Allen police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.9% less than the Texas average and 43.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 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
      St. Paul, TX1,23568388456
      Lowry Crossing, TX1,58478444522
      Murphy, TX20,01543501544
      Fairview, TX8,235128449578
      Parker, TX4,2410606606
      Lavon, TX2,663107586692
      Little Elm, TX35,553174544718
      Allen, TX94,710831,0891,172

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sparks, NV94,7184242,2882,713
      Brockton, MA94,8138211,9452,765
      Livonia, MI94,8491781,5071,685
      Beaverton, OR94,8652171,9852,202
      League City, TX94,9761111,3591,470
      Allen, TX94,710831,0891,172
      Source: The Allen, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.