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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleRowlett/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,157n/a (estimate)1,6812,6922,346
Murder0n/a0.06.66.5
Rape17n/a24.746.038.4
Robbery13n/a18.991.473.9
Assault70n/a101.7302.5279.7
Violent crime100n/a (estimate)145447388
Burglary142n/a206.4370.7314.2
Theft816n/a1,185.91,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft99n/a143.9287.0246.0
Property crime1,057n/a (estimate)1,5362,2451,958

Key findings

  • Rowlett crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rowlett are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Rowlett you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rowlett is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rowlett has increased by 5%

Rowlett crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Rowlett (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rowlett on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Texas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rowlett (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas, are 1.60 times less than the state average and 1.40 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Rowlett on a daily basis are 3.07 times less than than Texas average and 2.67 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rowlett are 1.46 times less than the daily state average and 1.27 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Rowlett (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Rowlett, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Rowlett safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Rowlett is safer than 62% of Texas cities, and 56% 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 Rowlett. At this time, Rowlett sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rowlett

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rowlett is 1 in 689
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rowlett is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rowlett is 1 in 60
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Rowlett, Texas you have a 1 in 689 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 66 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rowlett.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Rowlett 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 Rowlett has decreased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Rowlett has increased by 8%. The total crime rate in Rowlett has increased by 5% year to year.

      Rowlett police department

      ItemRowlettTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10546,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
      There are a total of 105 Rowlett police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.1% less than the Texas average and 44.6% 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
      Lavon, TX2,663101228330
      McLendon-Chisholm, TX2,00570352422
      St. Paul, TX1,23572364437
      Parker, TX4,24156429485
      Heath, TX7,99283480563
      Fate, TX9,23447591638
      Sachse, TX23,32960623683
      Rowlett, TX59,2031451,5361,681

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kendale Lakes, FL59,2174502,0742,525
      Brookline, MA59,1801071,1381,245
      Redmond, WA59,2681002,3492,449
      La Mesa, CA59,1253041,7422,046
      Buckeye, AZ59,3101731,4161,590
      Rowlett, TX59,2031451,5361,681
      Source: The Rowlett, 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.