What are the odds that you'll be safer in DeSoto, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is DeSoto safe? In the graphs above, it shows that DeSoto is safer than 28% of Texas cities, and 30% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than DeSoto. At this time, DeSoto sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.