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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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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 peopleFairview/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime73n/a (estimate)6692,7322,324
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)46432370
Vehicle theft4n/a36.6331.2282.7
Property crime68n/a (estimate)6232,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Fairview, TX

The Fairview crime rates are 71.2% lower than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 5 violent crimes in Fairview (46 per 100,000 people), which is 87.6% lower than the national average and there were a total of 68 property crimes (623 per 100,000 residents) which is 68.1% lower than average.

Fairview has a crime rate of 669, which is considerably less than the national average of 2324. This results in Fairview 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.

Fairview distinguishes itself with one of the lowest violent crime rates in the U.S., reporting a mere 46 violent crimes per 100,000 people. This achievement firmly establishes Fairview among the safest cities in the nation, rendering it an alluring choice for those seeking a new place to call home.

During the most recently reported crime year, Fairview experienced a total of 0 reported murders. This statistic paints it as a beacon of security when it comes to severe violent crimes. Such an achievement not only instills a profound sense of security for its residents but also sets a high standard for other communities striving to create similarly secure environments. It underscores the area as a place where safety is a top priority, enhancing its appeal as a desirable location to live and thrive.

Since 1990, property crime rates per 100,000 people in the United States have steadily decreased. Recently, the average did increase slightly. Having said that, Fairview has a property crime rate that is well below the national average with only 623 reported property crimes compared to the national average of 1954. Based on this report, Fairview remains a very safe place to live with regards to property crime.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Fairview?

AreaVibes surveyed 9 local residents in Fairview to gauge the safety of the area. Based on the results, 56% of people answered that there was very little crime in Fairview and that they felt very comfortable walking alone at night. Another 44% of people responded that there was far too much crime and they would be hesitant to walk the streets alone at night. Keep in mind that the opinions of residents may vary depending on which area they live in.

Is Fairview a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Fairview, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Fairview presents a total crime rate that is 71% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Fairview experiences an average of 0.2 daily crimes, comprising 0.01 violent incidents and 0.19 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 Fairview Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows us to analyze short-term trends in crime activity. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, we can identify patterns and shifts in Fairview crime rates. This information can be invaluable for residents looking to make informed decisions on where to live. When comparing the most recent year to the previous year, total crime in Fairview has increased by 43.1% year over year. Violent crime has increased by 25% and property crime has increased by 44.7%.

Potential Causes for Crime in Fairview

The economic prosperity of a city's inhabitants exerts substantial influence on crime stats. Elevated poverty rates and income inequality can precipitate heightened criminal activity, as individuals may turn to illicit means to fulfill their fundamental requirements. While lower poverty rates could lead to lower Fairview crime rates. In Fairview, the poverty rate stands at 13.1%, diverging from the national average of 15.1%.

In Fairview, the current unemployment rate stands at 0.7%, diverging from the national average of 4.7%. The availability of job opportunities is a pivotal factor influencing unemployment and underemployment rates. Communities where individuals contend with limited employment prospects or a preponderance of low-wage positions may witness elevated rates of joblessness and income inadequacy, which can contribute to heightened crime levels driven by financial insecurity. Conversely, areas characterized by robust employment rates often experience a reduction in overall Fairview crime rates.

High population density areas are often large urban centers with diverse economic opportunities. These areas can exacerbate income inequality, with pockets of poverty existing alongside affluence. Areas with economic disparities may experience higher property crimes and, in some cases, violent crimes. On the other hand, areas with low population density tend to see lower Fairview crime rates. The population density in Fairview is 1014.3 people per square mile, while the national average is 90.6 people per square mile.

Fairview crime map

The Fairview crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fairview 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 Fairview crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Fairview 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

  • Fairview crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairview are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Fairview you have a 1 in 150 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairview is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairview has increased by 26%

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        Daily Crime In Fairview (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Fairview for every 100,000 residents. The Fairview total amount of daily crime is 4.09 times less than the Texas average and 3.48 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fairview, is 9.43 times less than the Texas average, and it is 8.07 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Fairview has a daily crime average that is 3.69 times less than the Texas average and 3.14 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Fairview (higher is better)

        Is Fairview safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Fairview to other cities in the state and across the country, Fairview is 94% safer than other cities of Texas and 92% safer than other cities in the nation. Fairview has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairview

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairview is 1 in 2184
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairview is 1 in 161
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairview is 1 in 150
        Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fairview? In Fairview, you have a 1 in 2184 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 161. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fairview, TX is 1 in 150.

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

        The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Fairview, TX is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Fairview has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Fairview has increased by 27% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fairview has increased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

        Fairview police department

        Item Fairview Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a46,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

        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.

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        Fairview, TX8,99846623669
        Source: The Fairview, 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.