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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 15%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsMidtown/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime127,5172,174 (estimate)5,4352,6922,346
Murder400n/a17.06.66.5
Rape1,137n/a48.546.038.4
Robbery8,757n/a373.291.473.9
Assault19,180n/a817.5302.5279.7
Violent crime29,474503 (estimate)1,256447388
Burglary15,788n/a672.9370.7314.2
Theft67,474n/a2,875.91,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft14,781n/a630.0287.0246.0
Property crime98,0431,672 (estimate)4,1792,2451,958

Key findings

  • Midtown crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Midtown are 30% higher than the national average
  • In Midtown you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Midtown is safer than 59% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in Houston has increased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In Midtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Midtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Midtown is 1 in 200
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Midtown is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Midtown is 1 in 46

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

      Houston police department

      ItemMidtownHoustonTexas
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a6,66346,020
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.13.0

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Piney Point Village, TX3,31285428513
      Bunker Hill Village, TX3,90985428513
      Spring Valley Village, TX4,098116583699
      Hunters Creek Village, TX4,688116583699
      Southside Place, TX1,746158578736
      West University Place, TX15,31832930962
      Missouri City, TX71,7321709011,071
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,2564,1795,435

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247982,9893,788
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587353,6274,362
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123691,6922,061
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,2564,1795,435
      Source: The Midtown, Houston, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.