Total crime 116%
Violent crime 187%
Property crime 102%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidentsOak Cliff/100k peopleDallas/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime58,4885,065 (estimate)4,2912,6922,346
Violent crime11,5141,113 (estimate)845447388
Vehicle theft10,401n/a763.1287.0246.0
Property crime46,9743,952 (estimate)3,4462,2451,958

Key findings

  • Oak Cliff crime rates are 116% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oak Cliff are 187% higher than the national average
  • In Oak Cliff you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oak Cliff is safer than 27% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Dallas has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Oak Cliff (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Cliff

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Cliff is 1 in 90
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Cliff is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Cliff is 1 in 20

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

      Dallas police department

      ItemOak CliffDallasTexas
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,19646,020
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/an/a3.0

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ovilla, TX3,63924283306
      Sachse, TX23,32960623683
      University Park, TX24,34616946962
      Coppell, TX40,631691,5121,581
      Glenn Heights, TX11,9582641,4051,669
      Ferris, TX2,5272301,4791,709
      Cedar Hill, TX47,4571431,9032,045
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338453,4464,291

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123691,6922,061
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587353,6274,362
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634252,3162,741
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247982,9893,788
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338453,4464,291
      Source: The Oak Cliff, Dallas, 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.