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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 27%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Worth/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28,673n/a (estimate)3,1332,8102,489
Murder69n/a7.54.95.0
Rape470n/a51.451.142.6
Robbery972n/a106.2100.081.6
Assault2,557n/a279.4263.0250.2
Violent crime4,068n/a (estimate)444419379
Burglary3,969n/a433.7392.8340.5
Theft17,301n/a1,890.31,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3,335n/a364.4267.2219.9
Property crime24,605n/a (estimate)2,6882,3912,110

Key findings

  • Fort Worth crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Worth are 17% higher than the national average
  • In Fort Worth you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Worth is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Worth has decreased by 6%

Fort Worth crime map

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The Fort Worth crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Fort Worth (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Fort Worth for every 100,000 residents. The Fort Worth total amount of daily crime is 1.12 times more than the Texas average and 1.26 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fort Worth, is 1.06 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.17 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Fort Worth has a daily crime average that is 1.12 times more than the Texas average and 1.27 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Fort Worth (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Fort Worth to every other city in Texas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Fort Worth safe? The gauges above illustrate that Fort Worth is safer than 14% of every city located within Texas along with 17% 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. As a result, Fort Worth, TX is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Worth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Worth is 1 in 225
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Worth is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Worth is 1 in 32
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Worth, Texas? If you reside in Fort Worth, then there is a 1 in 225 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 38. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fort Worth.

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Worth (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Fort Worth is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Fort Worth violent crime rates have decreased by 11%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Fort Worth has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

      Fort Worth police department

      ItemFort WorthTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,94046,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.03.3
      There are a total of 1,940 Fort Worth police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.2% less than the Texas average and 22.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      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, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haslet, TX1,67959336394
      Colleyville, TX24,98218615633
      Keller, TX44,25052721773
      Pecan Acres, TX5,416136778914
      Dalworthington Gardens, TX2,23383916999
      Westworth Village, TX2,6321679531,119
      Mansfield, TX63,141891,0501,139
      Fort Worth, TX815,9304442,6883,133

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Charlotte, NC808,8347393,9264,665
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      Fort Worth, TX815,9304442,6883,133
      Source: The Fort Worth, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.