Total crime 258%
Violent crime 105%
Property crime 286%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSoutheast/100k peopleAustin/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime40,5418,921 (estimate)4,1112,8102,489
Violent crime3,953778 (estimate)401419379
Vehicle theft3,028n/a307.1267.2219.9
Property crime36,5888,143 (estimate)3,7112,3912,110

Key findings

  • Southeast crime rates are 258% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southeast are 105% higher than the national average
  • In Southeast you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southeast is safer than 28% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Austin has increased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Southeast (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southeast

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southeast is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southeast is 1 in 13
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southeast is 1 in 12

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

      Austin police department

      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
      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
      Hudson Bend, TX2,48366375441
      Barton Creek, TX3,03780455535
      Shady Hollow, TX4,895109621730
      Lost Creek, TX4,498109621730
      Manchaca, TX1,119113644757
      Rollingwood, TX1,64201,0731,073
      Mountain City, TX6941699661,135
      Austin, TX907,7794013,7114,111

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      Fort Worth, TX815,9304442,6883,133
      Austin, TX907,7794013,7114,111
      Source: The Southeast, Austin, 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.