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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 24%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKilleen/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,150n/a (estimate)2,1502,6922,346
Murder17n/a9.26.66.5
Rape56n/a69.246.038.4
Robbery103n/a81.791.473.9
Assault493n/a223.9302.5279.7
Violent crime669n/a (estimate)669447388
Burglaryn/an/a538.8370.7314.2
Theft1,199n/a1,512.21,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft282n/a209.4287.0246.0
Property crime1,481n/a (estimate)1,4812,2451,958

Key findings

  • Killeen crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Killeen are 73% higher than the national average
  • In Killeen you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Killeen is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Killeen has increased by 23%

Killeen crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Killeen (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Killeen for every 100,000 residents. The Killeen total amount of daily crime is 1.25 times less than the Texas average and 1.09 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Killeen, is 1.50 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.73 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Killeen has a daily crime average that is 1.52 times less than the Texas average and 1.32 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Killeen (higher is better)

      How safe is Killeen, Texas compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Killeen is safer than 11% of the cities in Texas and 15% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Killeen. Overall, Killeen is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Killeen

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Killeen is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Killeen is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Killeen is 1 in 47
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Killeen? If you reside in Killeen, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 150. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 68 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Killeen, is 1 in 47.

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

      A good indicator of whether Killeen is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Killeen has decreased by 43%, while the property crime rate in Killeen has increased by 53% year over year. The number of total crimes in Killeen has increased by 23% year over year.

      Killeen police department

      ItemKilleenTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31446,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
      There are a total of 314 Killeen police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.9% less than the Texas average and 26.8% 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
      Salado, TX1,96301,1701,170
      Kempner, TX1,1051969851,181
      Nolanville, TX4,643851,1231,208
      Harker Heights, TX28,7161751,2961,472
      Copperas Cove, TX33,0524322,1362,568
      Belton, TX20,1382012,4022,603
      Fort Hood, TX28,3506743,3934,068
      Killeen, TX138,7453842,2602,644
      Killeen, TX138,7456691,4812,150

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      McAllen, TX138,475851,9312,016
      Fullerton, CA139,4913042,4012,704
      Orange, CA139,9191301,7261,855
      Pasadena, CA140,2682932,1352,428
      Hampton, VA136,7892662,4902,756
      Killeen, TX138,7453842,2602,644
      Killeen, TX138,7456691,4812,150
      Source: The Killeen, 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.