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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 78%
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 peoplePrairie View/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime36n/a (estimate)5502,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape0n/a0.051.142.6
Robbery2n/a30.6100.081.6
Assault3n/a45.9263.0250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)76419379
Burglary11n/a168.1392.8340.5
Theft19n/a290.41,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a15.3267.2219.9
Property crime31n/a (estimate)4742,3912,110

Key findings

  • Prairie View crime rates are 78% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prairie View are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Prairie View you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prairie View is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prairie View has increased by 28%

Prairie View crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Prairie View (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Prairie View, TX per 100,000 people. In Prairie View, the total number of daily crimes is 5.11 times less than the Texas average and 4.52 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Prairie View is 5.48 times less than the Texas average and 4.96 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Prairie View has a daily crime rate that is 5.05 times less than the Texas average and 4.45 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Prairie View (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Prairie View, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Prairie View safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Prairie View is safer than 91% of Texas cities, and 85% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Prairie View. At this time, Prairie View sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prairie View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prairie View is 1 in 1309
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prairie View is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prairie View is 1 in 182
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Prairie View, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1309. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 212 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Prairie View is 1 in 182.

      Year Over Year Crime In Prairie View (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Prairie View is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Prairie View violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 41% year over year. Total crimes for Prairie View has increased by 28% in the same time frame.

      Prairie View police department

      ItemPrairie ViewTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a46,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      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
      Magnolia, TX1,857139792931
      Pine Island, TX1,4661871,0671,254
      Waller, TX2,4591111,3851,495
      Todd Mission, TX423331,9012,235
      Hempstead, TX6,7271,0922,5353,627
      Prairie View, TX6,20976474550

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Walpole, MA6,2091951,0221,217
      East Aurora, NY6,2093391,2981,637
      Saranap, CA6,211143758901
      Dunlap, IN6,2063101,6451,955
      South Gate Ridge, FL6,2122981,6921,990
      Prairie View, TX6,20976474550
      Source: The Prairie View, 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.