Reported Annual Crime In Katy

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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKaty/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime609n/a (estimate)3,2112,7782,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKaty/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape17n/a89.651.242.6
Robbery14n/a73.898.486.2
Assault18n/a94.9256.6246.8
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)258411381
Burglary38n/a200.4410.8376.0
Theft493n/a2,599.51,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft29n/a152.9243.2228.9
Property crime560n/a (estimate)2,9532,3672,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Katy, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Katy, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Katy, TX averages 16% higher than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 24% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Katy, TX is 37% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 32% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 25% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 34% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Katy, TX area.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Katy is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.8 daily crimes that occur in Katy.
  • Katy is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Katy you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Katy has increased by 9%.

Compare Katy, TX Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Katy (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Katy, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Katy, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.16 times more than the Texas average and 1.24 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Katy, TX is 1.59 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.47 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Katy, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.25 times more than the Texas average and 1.34 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Katy (higher is better)

      How safe is Katy, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Katy, TX is safer than 26% of the cities in Texas and 24% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Katy, TX. Overall, Katy, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Katy

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Katy is 1 in 388
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Katy is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Katy is 1 in 32
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Katy, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Katy, TX, then there is a 1 in 388 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Katy, TX.

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

      The year over year crime rate for Katy, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Katy, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 36% in Katy, TX, while property crimes in Katy, TX have increased by 15%. Crimes in total for Katy, TX have increased by 9% year over year.

      Katy police department

      ItemKatyTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5846,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.03.03.3
      There are a total of 58 Katy police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% greater than the Texas average and 21.8% greater 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
      Fulshear, TX4,57215442457
      Weston Lakes, TX3,06978451529
      Wallis, TX1,411383383767
      Brazos Country, TX6391669561,122
      Cinco Ranch, TX17,6051689661,133
      New Territory, TX15,8431689661,133
      Pecan Grove, TX17,0372101,2071,417
      Katy, TX16,6322582,9533,211

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Easton, MD16,6372182,4172,634
      Terrell, TX16,6264033,2093,612
      Phoenixville, PA16,6381881,1291,317
      Danville, KY16,6452021,6841,887
      Springfield, TN16,6508583,1373,995
      Katy, TX16,6322582,9533,211
      Source: The Katy, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.