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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 68%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJoshua/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime60n/a (estimate)7392,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape0n/a0.051.142.6
Robbery1n/a12.3100.081.6
Assault5n/a61.6263.0250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)74419379
Burglary12n/a147.9392.8340.5
Theft36n/a443.61,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a73.9267.2219.9
Property crime54n/a (estimate)6652,3912,110

Key findings

  • Joshua crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Joshua are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Joshua you have a 1 in 136 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Joshua is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Joshua has decreased by 56%

Joshua crime map

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      Daily Crime In Joshua (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Joshua, TX per 100,000 people. In Joshua, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 3.80 times less than the Texas average and 3.37 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Joshua is 5.67 times less than the Texas average and 5.13 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Joshua has a daily crime rate that is 3.59 times less than the Texas average and 3.17 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Joshua (higher is better)

      Is Joshua safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Joshua to other cities in the state and across the country, Joshua is 88% safer than other cities of Texas and 82% safer than other cities in the nation. Joshua has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Joshua

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Joshua is 1 in 1353
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Joshua is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Joshua is 1 in 136
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Joshua, Texas you have a 1 in 1353 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 151 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 136 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Joshua.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Joshua, TX is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Joshua has decreased by 54%, while the property crime rate in Joshua has decreased by 57% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Joshua has decreased by 56% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Joshua police department

      ItemJoshuaTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1546,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.03.3
      There are a total of 15 Joshua police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.8% less than the Texas average and 24% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Keene, TX6,147152699851
      Edgecliff Village, TX2,9501761,0031,179
      Godley, TX1,2481981,1291,327
      Grandview, TX1,8792031,1601,364
      Cross Timber, TX3082031,1611,364
      Benbrook, TX22,4031591,5421,701
      Burleson, TX41,9622321,4891,721
      Joshua, TX6,31674665739

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Northborough, MA6,31420584604
      Lynchburg, Moore County, TN6,3144191,8702,289
      Red Lion, PA6,3183241,4851,809
      Lakemoor, IL6,31317566583
      Sealy, TX6,3201671,8352,002
      Joshua, TX6,31674665739
      Source: The Joshua, TX 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.