Reported Annual Crime In Richardson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichardson/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,629n/a (estimate)2,3223,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichardson/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a4.45.35.3
Rape16n/a14.148.040.4
Robbery71n/a62.7119.6102.8
Assault64n/a56.5261.6248.5
Violent crime156n/a (estimate)138434386
Burglary389n/a343.6533.8468.9
Theft1,874n/a1,655.21,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft210n/a185.5247.8236.9
Property crime2,473n/a (estimate)2,1842,7602,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Richardson, 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 Richardson, 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 Richardson, TX averages 27% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Richardson, TX is 68% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 64% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 21% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 11% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Richardson, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richardson is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.36 daily crimes that occur in Richardson.
  • Richardson is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richardson you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richardson has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Richardson (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Richardson, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In Richardson, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.38 times less than the Texas average and 1.22 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Richardson, TX is 3.15 times less than the Texas average and 2.80 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Richardson, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.26 times less than the Texas average and 1.12 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Richardson (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Richardson, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Richardson, TX ranks safer than 60% of every city located within Texas along with 55% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Richardson, TX. As a result, Richardson, TX is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richardson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richardson is 1 in 726
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richardson is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richardson is 1 in 44
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Richardson, 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 Richardson, TX, then there is a 1 in 726 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 46. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 44 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Richardson, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for Richardson, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Richardson, 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 8% in Richardson, TX, while property crimes in Richardson, TX have increased by 9%. Crimes in total for Richardson, TX have increased by 8% year over year.

Richardson police department

ItemRichardsonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23946,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 239 Richardson police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23% less than the Texas average and 28.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 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, TX1,23571451522
Parker, TX4,241111490602
Fairview, TX8,23523610633
Murphy, TX20,01528723751
Wylie, TX45,655105860965
Hackberry, TX2,022135858993
Travis Ranch, TX3,0321388771,015
Richardson, TX108,3501382,1842,322

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
The Woodlands, TX108,3732001,2701,469
Pueblo, CO108,3859836,7987,782
Richmond, CA108,3039193,4144,333
Murrieta, CA108,583441,4441,488
Antioch, CA108,6756783,2923,970
Richardson, TX108,3501382,1842,322
Source: The Richardson, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.