F
Total crime 32%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 31%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,292 (estimate)2,6752,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a304.7250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)521 (estimate)423379
Burglaryn/an/an/a304.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,782.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a164.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,772 (estimate)2,2522,110

Key findings

  • Houston crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Houston are 37% higher than the national average
  • In Houston you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Houston is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Houston has decreased by 3%

Houston crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Houston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Houston 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 Houston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Houston

See all the best places to live around Houston

Compare Houston, DE Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Houston?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Houston?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Houston poll results

      Daily Crime In Houston (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Houston (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Houston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Houston is 1 in 193
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Houston is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Houston is 1 in 31

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

      Houston police department

      ItemHoustonDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverview, DE2,993155827982
      Slaughter Beach, DE2221719101,081
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921881,0011,189
      Kent Acres, DE2,3481951,0371,231
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742091,1141,323
      Felton, DE1,5661411,1971,338
      Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE3,7442131,1341,347
      Houston, DE3895212,7723,292

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Creal Springs, IL3896472,9333,579
      Webb, MS3893833,2723,655
      Grady, AR3899074,4335,341
      St. Paul, OR3892792,6842,963
      Granville, PA3894482,0562,504
      Houston, DE3895212,7723,292
      Source: The Houston, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.