Reported Annual Crime In Bedford

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,140n/a (estimate)2,2823,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime112n/a (estimate)224439394
Vehicle theft102n/a204.2240.4237.4
Property crime1,028n/a (estimate)2,0582,5632,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bedford, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bedford, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bedford, TX crime rates are 24% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 17% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bedford, TX has a rate that is 49% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 43% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bedford, TX is 20% lower than its state's mean, and 13% lower than the country's average.
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The Bedford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bedford 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 Bedford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bedford is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.25 daily crimes that occur in Bedford.
  • Bedford is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bedford you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bedford has decreased by 15%.

Compare Bedford, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bedford (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Bedford, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Bedford, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times less than the Texas average and 1.21 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Bedford, TX are 1.96 times less than the Texas average and 1.76 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Bedford, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.25 times less than the Texas average and 1.15 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Bedford (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bedford, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bedford, TX ranks safer than 51% of every city located within Texas along with 47% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bedford, TX. As a result, Bedford, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bedford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bedford is 1 in 446
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bedford is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bedford is 1 in 44
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bedford, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Bedford, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 446. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 49 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Bedford, TX is 1 in 44.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Bedford, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bedford, TX has decreased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Bedford, TX has decreased by 15%. The total crime rate in Bedford, TX has decreased by 15% year to year.

Bedford police department

Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12846,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.03.3
There are a total of 128 Bedford police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% less than the Texas average and 19.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 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
Haslet, TX1,67962360421
Westlake, TX1,12462360421
Colleyville, TX24,98219576595
Keller, TX44,25052626679
Trophy Club, TX10,98715677692
Blue Mound, TX3,263119835955
Flower Mound, TX69,96659924983
Bedford, TX48,8642242,0582,282

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McLean, VA48,86790775864
Murray, UT48,8344856,8647,349
Sheboygan, WI48,8133311,6892,021
Cypress, CA48,9781411,4801,620
Huntington, WV48,7358934,3445,236
Bedford, TX48,8642242,0582,282
Source: The Bedford, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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