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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColleyville/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime128n/a (estimate)4942,7322,324
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)58432370
Vehicle theft3n/a11.6331.2282.7
Property crime113n/a (estimate)4362,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Colleyville, TX

Crime can be categorized into two primary types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, whereas property crimes involve acts like burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. The overall crime rate in Colleyville is 78.7% lower than the national average. Specifically, there were 15 violent crimes reported in Colleyville, equivalent to 58 per 100,000 residents, which is lower than the national average by 84.3%. Additionally, Colleyville recorded 113 property crimes, amounting to 436 per 100,000 people, lower than the national average by 77.7%.

Colleyville has a crime rate of 494, which is considerably less than the national average of 2324. This results in Colleyville being one of the safest places to live across the United States. The crime rate is based on the total number of violent and property crimes per 100,000 people.

Colleyville distinguishes itself with one of the lowest violent crime rates in the U.S., reporting a mere 58 violent crimes per 100,000 people. This achievement firmly establishes Colleyville among the safest cities in the nation, rendering it an alluring choice for those seeking a new place to call home.

In the most recently reported crime year, Colleyville registered zero reported homicides. This statistic not only designates the area as an exemplar of security but also emanates a profound sense of safety within its community. A minimal incidence of severe violent crime not only fosters a strong sense of well-being among residents but also sets a commendable standard for other regions aiming to cultivate similarly safe surroundings.

The property crime rates per 100,000 individuals have shown a steady decrease of more than 50% since 1990, with a slight uptick in recent years. The most recent crime data reveals that Colleyville records a property crime rate of 436 incidents per 100,000 people, significantly lower than the national average of 1954. This underscores Colleyville as an exceptionally secure and attractive residential destination, highlighting its unwavering dedication to fostering safety and community well-being.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Colleyville?

AreaVibes has conducted polls asking local residents if they feel safe living in Colleyville. Based on the results of the surveys (20 responses), 95% of people felt that there was very little crime in Colleyville and felt safe walking alone at night. While 5% of people felt that it was not a safe place to live and did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Colleyville a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Colleyville, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Colleyville presents a total crime rate that is 79% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Colleyville experiences an average of 0.35 daily crimes, comprising 0.04 violent incidents and 0.31 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Has Crime in Colleyville Increased Since Last Year?

In the most recent crime report, year-over-year crime rates in Colleyville has increased by 2.4%. Examining the change in crime rates from one year to the next provides valuable insights into the evolving safety landscape of Colleyville, aiding residents in assessing whether it is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. These crime rates are categorized into two primary groups: violent and property crimes. Year-over-year, violent crime has decreased by 21.1%, while property crime has increased by 6.6%. This comprehensive analysis offers potential residents essential information for making informed decisions about whether or not Colleyville is a safe place to live.

Potential Causes for Crime in Colleyville

The economic well-being of a city's residents plays a significant role in crime rates. High poverty rates and income inequality can lead to increased crime stats as individuals may resort to illegal activities to meet their basic needs. While lower rates could lead to a lower Colleyville crime rate. The poverty level in Colleyville is 2.7%, while the national average is 15.1%.

Colleyville has a population density of 2040.1 people per square mile, contrasting with the national average of 90.6 people per square mile. High population density cities are often large urban hubs teeming with diverse economic opportunities. Within these environments, income disparities can become pronounced, leading to higher poverty levels. This economic divide may contribute to an uptick in property crimes and, occasionally, violent crimes. In contrast, areas characterized by low population density typically exhibit lower Colleyville crime rates.

In areas where housing affordability is an issue, crime can become a significant concern. Some individuals and families may be forced to live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions, which can increase stress and potentially contribute to domestic disputes and related crimes. The median home price in Colleyville is $567,600, compared to a national average of $184,700.

Colleyville crime map

The Colleyville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Colleyville as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Colleyville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Colleyville crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Colleyville crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Colleyville are 84% lower than the national average
      • In Colleyville you have a 1 in 203 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Colleyville is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Colleyville has increased by 9%

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        Daily Crime In Colleyville (per 100,000 people)

        The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Colleyville, TX per 100,000 people. In Colleyville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 5.53 times less than the Texas average and 4.70 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Colleyville is 7.46 times less than the Texas average and 6.38 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Colleyville has a daily crime rate that is 5.27 times less than the Texas average and 4.48 times less than the overall daily national average.

        How Safe is Colleyville (higher is better)

        Compared to the other cities in Texas and all other cities across the US, is Colleyville safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Colleyville is safer than 92% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Colleyville is safer than 87% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Colleyville. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Colleyville is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colleyville

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colleyville is 1 in 1727
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colleyville is 1 in 230
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Colleyville is 1 in 203
        Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Colleyville? If you reside in Colleyville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1727. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 230 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Colleyville, is 1 in 203.

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

        The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Colleyville, TX is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Colleyville has decreased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Colleyville has increased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Colleyville has increased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

        Colleyville police department

        Item Colleyville Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4246,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
        There are a total of 42 Colleyville police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41% less than the Texas average and 45.4% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Texas

        State Total offenders Texas /100K National /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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Haslet, TX2,27661323383
        Bartonville, TX1,48161323383
        Copper Canyon, TX1,57861323383
        Westlake, TX1,51161323383
        Dalworthington Gardens, TX2,19268361429
        Blue Mound, TX2,317129301430
        Argyle, TX4,27820441461
        Colleyville, TX26,76658436494

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        West Linn, OR26,764821,0731,155
        Winona, MN26,7721662,3522,518
        Prior Lake, MN26,7751581,6811,838
        Florence, AZ26,777134373507
        Hutto, TX26,778115637752
        Colleyville, TX26,76658436494
        Source: The Colleyville, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.