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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 28%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,5643,175 (estimate)3,3832,7782,580
Murder7n/a1.74.65.0
Rape203n/a50.651.242.6
Robbery360n/a89.898.486.2
Assault1,214n/a302.8256.6246.8
Violent crime1,784362 (estimate)445411381
Burglary1,509n/a376.4410.8376.0
Theft9,033n/a2,253.11,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft1,238n/a308.8243.2228.9
Property crime11,7802,813 (estimate)2,9382,3672,200

Key findings

  • West crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West are 5% lower than the national average
  • In West you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West is safer than 41% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In West (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West is 1 in 277
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West is 1 in 32

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

      Arlington police department

      ItemWestArlingtonTexas
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Colleyville, TX24,98229547576
      Blue Mound, TX3,263120722842
      Westworth Village, TX2,6321649431,107
      Edgecliff Village, TX2,9501729931,166
      Mansfield, TX63,1411031,0811,184
      River Oaks, TX7,666651,3041,369
      Watauga, TX24,3221941,2891,482
      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 West, 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.