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Total crime 406%
Violent crime 188%
Property crime 449%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidentsDawson/100k peopleAustin/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime40,99311,868 (estimate)4,0982,6922,346
Murder44n/a4.46.66.5
Rape478n/a47.846.038.4
Robbery1,101n/a110.191.473.9
Assault3,048n/a304.7302.5279.7
Violent crime4,6711,116 (estimate)467447388
Burglary4,774n/a477.3370.7314.2
Theft27,481n/a2,747.31,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft4,067n/a406.6287.0246.0
Property crime36,32210,752 (estimate)3,6312,2451,958

Key findings

  • Dawson crime rates are 406% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dawson are 188% higher than the national average
  • In Dawson you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dawson is safer than 16% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Austin has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Dawson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dawson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dawson is 1 in 90
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dawson is 1 in 10
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dawson is 1 in 9

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

      Austin police department

      ItemDawsonAustinTexas
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,25246,020
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.0

      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
      Hudson Bend, TX2,48370352422
      The Hills, TX2,56270352422
      Barton Creek, TX3,03785428513
      Shady Hollow, TX4,895116583699
      Lost Creek, TX4,498116583699
      Manchaca, TX1,119120605725
      Bear Creek, TX4321809071,087
      Austin, TX907,7794673,6314,098

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166982,8713,569
      San Francisco, CA850,2825444,3944,938
      Indianapolis, IN846,6748713,5704,441
      Columbus, OH837,0385563,1303,686
      Fort Worth, TX815,9305412,7333,274
      Austin, TX907,7794673,6314,098
      Source: The Dawson, Austin, 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.