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Total crime 0%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 4%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouthwest/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12,4132,352 (estimate)3,0822,6922,346
Murder23n/a5.76.66.5
Rape244n/a60.646.038.4
Robbery361n/a89.691.473.9
Assault1,514n/a376.0302.5279.7
Violent crime2,142325 (estimate)532447388
Burglary1,211n/a300.7370.7314.2
Theft7,796n/a1,935.91,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft1,264n/a313.9287.0246.0
Property crime10,2712,027 (estimate)2,5512,2451,958

Key findings

  • Southwest crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southwest are 16% lower than the national average
  • In Southwest you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southwest is safer than 66% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 7%

Southwest crime map

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The Southwest crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Southwest 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 Southwest crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Southwest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southwest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southwest is 1 in 308
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southwest is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southwest is 1 in 43

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

      Arlington police department

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

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Blue Mound, TX3,26341898939
      Midlothian, TX21,53092881972
      Joshua, TX6,3162767331,010
      Westworth Village, TX2,6321788941,072
      Venus, TX3,2112847881,072
      Edgecliff Village, TX2,9501879421,129
      Mansfield, TX63,141911,1611,252
      Arlington, TX383,8995322,5513,082

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Orleans, LA382,9221,3244,5405,864
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1415,3226,463
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,6574,0715,727
      Tulsa, OK399,9061,1335,1126,244
      Bakersfield, CA367,5555174,0234,540
      Arlington, TX383,8995322,5513,082
      Source: The Southwest, Arlington, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.