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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 20%
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 peoplePlano/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,339n/a (estimate)1,8312,8102,489
Murder3n/a1.04.95.0
Rape90n/a30.951.142.6
Robbery144n/a49.4100.081.6
Assault194n/a66.5263.0250.2
Violent crime431n/a (estimate)148419379
Burglary630n/a216.0392.8340.5
Theft3,831n/a1,313.71,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft447n/a153.3267.2219.9
Property crime4,908n/a (estimate)1,6832,3912,110

Key findings

  • Plano crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plano are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Plano you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plano is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plano has decreased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In Plano (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Plano, TX per 100,000 people. In Plano, the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than the Texas average and 1.36 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Plano is 2.83 times less than the Texas average and 2.57 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Plano has a daily crime rate that is 1.42 times less than the Texas average and 1.25 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Plano (higher is better)

      How safe is Plano, Texas compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Plano is safer than 60% of the cities in Texas and 55% 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 Plano. Overall, Plano is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plano

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plano is 1 in 677
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plano is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plano is 1 in 55
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Plano, Texas? If you reside in Plano, then there is a 1 in 677 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 60. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 55 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Plano.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Plano is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Plano has increased by 6% and the rate of property crime in Plano has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Plano has decreased by 1% year to year.

      Plano police department

      ItemPlanoTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)48046,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
      There are a total of 480 Plano police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.7% less than the Texas average and 46.1% 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
      St. Paul, TX1,23568388456
      Lowry Crossing, TX1,58478444522
      Murphy, TX20,01543501544
      Fairview, TX8,235128449578
      Parker, TX4,2410606606
      Heath, TX7,992131501632
      Little Elm, TX35,553174544718
      Plano, TX279,0881481,6831,831

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newark, NJ280,1396191,6412,260
      Henderson, NV277,8721711,7481,919
      Toledo, OH280,8549523,4624,415
      Greensboro, NC282,1778193,6894,508
      Lincoln, NE273,0183832,7513,134
      Plano, TX279,0881481,6831,831
      Source: The Plano, 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.