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Total crime 86%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 85%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Antonio/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime68,626n/a (estimate)4,3622,6922,346
Murder130n/a8.36.66.5
Rape1,187n/a75.546.038.4
Robbery2,163n/a137.591.473.9
Assault8,089n/a514.2302.5279.7
Violent crime11,569n/a (estimate)735447388
Burglary7,919n/a503.4370.7314.2
Theft42,158n/a2,679.81,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft6,980n/a443.7287.0246.0
Property crime57,057n/a (estimate)3,6272,2451,958

Key findings

  • San Antonio crime rates are 86% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Antonio are 90% higher than the national average
  • In San Antonio you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Antonio is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in San Antonio has decreased by 13%

San Antonio crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In San Antonio (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in San Antonio, per 100,000 residents. In San Antonio, the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the Texas average and 1.86 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in San Antonio are 1.65 times more than the Texas average and 1.90 times more than the national average. For property crime, San Antonio has a daily crime rate that is 1.62 times more than the Texas average and 1.85 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is San Antonio (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in San Antonio, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is San Antonio safe? In the graphs above, it shows that San Antonio is safer than 4% of Texas cities, and 6% 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 San Antonio. At this time, San Antonio sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Antonio

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Antonio is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Antonio is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Antonio is 1 in 23
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In San Antonio, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 136. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 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 San Antonio is 1 in 23.

      Year Over Year Crime In San Antonio (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether San Antonio 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 San Antonio has increased by 4% and the rate of property crime in San Antonio has decreased by 16%. The total crime rate in San Antonio has decreased by 13% year to year.

      San Antonio police department

      ItemSan AntonioTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2,88346,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
      There are a total of 2,883 San Antonio police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.5% less than the Texas average and 35.8% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garden Ridge, TX3,73071331401
      China Grove, TX1,18799497596
      Somerset, TX1,562100800900
      Shavano Park, TX3,442731,0251,098
      Grey Forest, TX5291869371,123
      Schertz, TX37,5971411,0621,203
      Helotes, TX8,329291,2131,243
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587353,6274,362

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123691,6922,061
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247982,9893,788
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338453,4464,291
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634252,3162,741
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587353,6274,362
      Source: The San Antonio, 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.