Total crime 66%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 68%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsEast/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,5644,284 (estimate)3,3832,7782,580
Violent crime1,784591 (estimate)445411381
Vehicle theft1,238n/a308.8243.2228.9
Property crime11,7803,693 (estimate)2,9382,3672,200

Key findings

  • East crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East are 55% higher than the national average
  • In East you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East is safer than 22% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 9%

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The East crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in East as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The East crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In East (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East is 1 in 170
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East is 1 in 24

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

      Arlington police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a82046,020
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.0

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      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
      Oak Leaf, TX1,42380462542
      Ovilla, TX3,63948499547
      Colleyville, TX24,98229547576
      Keller, TX44,25052663714
      Blue Mound, TX3,263120722842
      Edgecliff Village, TX2,9501729931,166
      Mansfield, TX63,1411031,0811,184
      Arlington, TX383,8994452,9383,383

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Orleans, LA382,9221,1634,5575,720
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1805,6196,799
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,4504,4125,861
      Tulsa, OK399,9061,0655,4316,496
      Bakersfield, CA367,5554914,1744,666
      Arlington, TX383,8994452,9383,383
      Source: The East, Arlington, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.