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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 16%
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 peoplePlano/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,236n/a (estimate)1,8012,6922,346
Murder3n/a1.06.66.5
Rape101n/a34.746.038.4
Robbery114n/a39.291.473.9
Assault234n/a80.5302.5279.7
Violent crime452n/a (estimate)155447388
Burglary616n/a211.8370.7314.2
Theft3,728n/a1,282.01,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft440n/a151.3287.0246.0
Property crime4,784n/a (estimate)1,6452,2451,958

Key findings

  • Plano crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plano are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Plano you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plano is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plano has decreased by 2%

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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 1.49 times less than the Texas average and 1.30 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Plano is 2.87 times less than the Texas average and 2.49 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Plano has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times less than the Texas average and 1.19 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 59% of the cities in Texas and 54% 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 644
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plano is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plano is 1 in 56
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Plano, Texas? If you reside in Plano, then there is a 1 in 644 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 61. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 56 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 5% and the rate of property crime in Plano has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Plano has decreased by 2% 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, TX1,23572364437
      Fairview, TX8,23521459480
      Parker, TX4,24156429485
      Lowry Crossing, TX1,58483417500
      Little Elm, TX35,553148381529
      Heath, TX7,99283480563
      Sachse, TX23,32960623683
      Plano, TX279,0881551,6451,801

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newark, NJ280,1395291,6182,147
      Henderson, NV277,8722081,4261,634
      Toledo, OH280,8541,0062,8943,900
      Greensboro, NC282,1779023,6114,513
      Lincoln, NE273,0183832,7513,134
      Plano, TX279,0881551,6451,801
      Source: The Plano, 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.