Reported Annual Crime In Friendswood

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFriendswood/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime357n/a (estimate)8933,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFriendswood/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape16n/a40.051.141.7
Robbery11n/a27.5114.098.0
Assault9n/a22.5268.8248.9
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)90439394
Burglary57n/a142.5473.7430.4
Theft247n/a617.71,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a42.5240.4237.4
Property crime321n/a (estimate)8032,5632,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Friendswood, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Friendswood, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Friendswood, TX crime rate is 70% lower than the Texas average and is 68% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Friendswood, TX has a violent crime rate that is 79% lower than the Texas average and 77% lower than the national average. For property crime, Friendswood, TX is 69% lower than the Texas average and 66% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Friendswood is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.45 daily crimes that occur in Friendswood.
  • Friendswood is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Friendswood you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Friendswood has decreased by 9%.

Compare Friendswood, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Friendswood (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Friendswood, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Friendswood, TX are 3.36 times less than the Texas average and 3.09 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Friendswood, TX are 4.88 times less than than Texas and 4.38 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Friendswood, TX are 3.19 times less than than Texas and 2.94 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Friendswood (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Friendswood, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Friendswood, TX safer than 85% when compared to other Texas cities, and 81% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Friendswood, TX. At this time, Friendswood, TX sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Friendswood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Friendswood is 1 in 1111
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Friendswood is 1 in 125
The chance of being a victim of crime in Friendswood is 1 in 113
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Friendswood, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Friendswood, TX you have a 1 in 1111 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Friendswood, TX.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Friendswood, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Friendswood, TX has increased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Friendswood, TX has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Friendswood, TX has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Friendswood police department

ItemFriendswoodTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8246,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 82 Friendswood police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.2% less than the Texas average and 31.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 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
Clear Lake Shores, TX1,45862360421
Shoreacres, TX1,7590557557
Taylor Lake Village, TX3,66284488572
El Lago, TX2,778100587687
Iowa Colony, TX1,297135786920
Brookside Village, TX1,706136796933
West University Place, TX15,31864874938
Friendswood, TX38,27290803893

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carpentersville, IL38,275861,9462,032
Montclair, CA38,2945853,9024,486
Chelsea, MA38,2447781,6342,412
Florence, SC38,2211,2677,0958,362
Hanover Park, IL38,331105620725
Friendswood, TX38,27290803893
Source: The Friendswood, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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