Reported Annual Crime In Houston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,142 (estimate)4,1572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a141.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a114.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a540.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)414 (estimate)804386
Burglaryn/an/an/a546.3468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,394.71,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a412.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,728 (estimate)3,3532,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Houston is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.87 daily crimes that occur in Houston.
  • Houston is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Houston you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Houston has increased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Houston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Houston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Houston is 1 in 242
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Houston is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Houston is 1 in 47

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

Houston police department

ItemHoustonAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

Sex offenders in Alaska

StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
Alaska3,188455222
There are a total of 3,188 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 455 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 105% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Willow, AK2,0814181,7452,163
Big Lake, AK3,5524491,8722,321
Tanaina, AK9,7367933,3084,102
Meadow Lakes, AK7,6948323,4714,303
Knik-Fairview, AK17,0388933,7264,619
Wasilla, AK8,9726055,0815,686
Houston, AK2,0284141,7282,142

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cascade Valley, WA2,0281401,6201,760
Newtown, PA2,02850273323
Imperial, NE2,0290389389
Brookwood, AL2,0295495,9866,535
Bangor, MI2,0273801,7362,116
Houston, AK2,0284141,7282,142
Source: The Houston, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.