Reported Annual Crime In Northwest

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.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthwest/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122,1413,859 (estimate)5,2243,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthwest/100k peopleHouston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder269n/a11.55.05.3
Rape1,366n/a58.451.141.7
Robbery9,773n/a418.0114.098.0
Assault14,201n/a607.3268.8248.9
Violent crime25,609922 (estimate)1,095439394
Burglary17,108n/a731.7473.7430.4
Theft67,828n/a2,900.81,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft11,596n/a495.9240.4237.4
Property crime96,5322,937 (estimate)4,1282,5632,362

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The Northwest crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Northwest 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 Northwest crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northwest is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.57 daily crimes that occur in Northwest.
  • Northwest is safer than 17% of the cities in the Texas.
  • In Northwest you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Houston has decreased by 3%.

Compare Houston, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Northwest (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Northwest (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northwest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northwest is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northwest is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northwest is 1 in 26

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

Houston police department

ItemNorthwestHoustonTexas
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
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
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,90984488572
Piney Point Village, TX3,31284488572
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,688114666780
Spring Valley Village, TX4,098114666780
West University Place, TX15,31864874938
Hilshire Village, TX8521771,0351,213
Southside Place, TX1,7461081,2391,346
Houston, TX2,240,5821,0954,1285,224

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0993,2644,363
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389483,0634,011
Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247613,6714,432
San Antonio, TX1,439,3587074,8455,552
San Diego, CA1,374,8123671,8432,210
Houston, TX2,240,5821,0954,1285,224
Source: The Northwest, Houston, 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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