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6%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
54%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
18%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRound Rock/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,149n/a (estimate)2,4732,7322,324
Murder2n/a1.66.76.3
Rape47n/a36.950.040.0
Robbery42n/a33.070.566.1
Assault124n/a97.4304.7268.2
Violent crime215n/a (estimate)169432370
Burglary166n/a130.4334.3269.8
Theft2,597n/a2,039.31,634.41,401.9
Vehicle theft171n/a134.3331.2282.7
Property crime2,934n/a (estimate)2,3042,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Round Rock, TX

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Round Rock crime rate is 6.4% higher than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Round Rock, there were 215 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 169 per 100,000 individuals, 54.4% lower than the national average. Additionally, Round Rock recorded 2934 property crimes, amounting to 2304 per 100,000 residents, 17.9% higher than the U.S. average.

In terms of the total Round Rock crime rate per 100,000 people, it falls within the midrange when compared to other cities across the United States. Our analysis of total crimes, encompassing both violent and property offenses in Round Rock, revealed that the reported crime rates closely align with the nationwide average reported by other areas.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Round Rock?

AreaVibes has conducted polls asking local residents if they feel safe living in Round Rock. Based on the results of the surveys (40 responses), 65% of people felt that there was very little crime in Round Rock and felt safe walking alone at night. While 35% of people felt that it was not a safe place to live and did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Round Rock a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Round Rock is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Round Rock has a total crime rate that is 6% higher than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 8.63 daily crimes (0.59 violent daily crimes and 8.04 daily property crimes) in Round Rock.

Has Crime in Round Rock Increased Since Last Year?

Examining year-over-year crime data provides insights into short-term trends with regards to the crime activity in Round Rock. This analysis involves comparing crime rates from one year to the next, enabling the identification of patterns and fluctuations in crime. Such information proves invaluable to residents seeking to make well-informed decisions about their choice of residence. In the most recent year, compared to the previous one, total crime in Round Rock has increased by 18.6%. Specifically, violent crime has increased by 9.7%, while property crime has increased by 19.3%. This data empowers individuals with a clearer understanding of the evolving safety landscape in Round Rock.

Potential Causes for Crime in Round Rock

The economic well-being of a city's residents plays a significant role in crime rates. High poverty rates and income inequality can lead to increased crime stats as individuals may resort to illegal activities to meet their basic needs. While lower rates could lead to a lower Round Rock crime rate. The poverty level in Round Rock is 6.2%, while the national average is 15.1%.

The level of education within a community can impact crime rates. Higher educational attainment often correlates with lower crime rates, as it provides individuals with better job opportunities and alternatives to criminal behavior. While lower educational achievement rates tend to lead to higher crime rates. In Round Rock, 88.2% of people have completed high school, while 83% of people have completed high school nationally.

In Round Rock, the cost of living is 4.24% lower than the national average. A substantial cost of living can burden residents, particularly those with constrained financial means. When individuals contend with steep housing expenses, grocery bills, utility costs, healthcare and essential needs that strain their budgets, they may turn to criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Conversely, cities characterized by a more affordable cost of living may alleviate economic pressures, which could potentially lead to decreased crime rates.

Round Rock crime map



The Round Rock crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Round Rock as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Round Rock crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Round Rock crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Round Rock crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Round Rock are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Round Rock you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Round Rock is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Round Rock has increased by 32%

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        Daily Crime In Round Rock (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Round Rock, TX per 100,000 people. In Round Rock, the total number of daily crimes is 1.10 times less than the Texas average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Round Rock is 2.56 times less than the Texas average and 2.19 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Round Rock has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times more than the Texas average and 1.18 times more than the national average.

        How Safe is Round Rock (higher is better)

        Is Round Rock safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Round Rock to other cities in the state and across the country, Round Rock is 47% safer than other cities of Texas and 45% safer than other cities in the nation. Round Rock has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Round Rock

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Round Rock is 1 in 593
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Round Rock is 1 in 44
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Round Rock is 1 in 41
        Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Round Rock? In Round Rock, TX you have a 1 in 593 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Round Rock.

        Year Over Year Crime In Round Rock (per 100,000 people)

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Round Rock is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Round Rock has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 22% in Round Rock, while property crimes in Round Rock have increased by 33%. Total crime has increased by 32% year over year.

        Round Rock police department

        Item Round Rock Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19646,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

        Sex offenders in Texas

        State Total offenders Texas /100K National /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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Serenada, TX1,41561323383
        Hutto, TX26,778115637752
        Liberty Hill, TX4,63358738796
        Volente, TX9251759291,104
        Brushy Creek, TX18,5931869891,174
        Manor, TX11,6432041,0681,273
        Granger, TX1,1462011,0721,274
        Round Rock, TX128,8121692,3042,473

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Elizabeth, NJ128,4844802,5523,032
        Concord, CA129,2276442,8003,444
        Thousand Oaks, CA127,648581,1061,164
        Kent, WA130,0384595,5285,987
        Stamford, CT130,0571931,1691,362
        Round Rock, TX128,8121692,3042,473
        Source: The Round Rock, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.