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Total crime 101%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 117%
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 peopleTexarkana/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,867n/a (estimate)4,9922,8102,489
Murder3n/a8.04.95.0
Rape33n/a88.251.142.6
Robbery43n/a115.0100.081.6
Assault78n/a208.6263.0250.2
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)420419379
Burglary280n/a748.6392.8340.5
Theft1,347n/a3,601.51,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft83n/a221.9267.2219.9
Property crime1,710n/a (estimate)4,5722,3912,110

Key findings

  • Texarkana crime rates are 101% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Texarkana are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Texarkana you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Texarkana is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Texarkana has decreased by 10%

Texarkana crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Texarkana (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Texarkana 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 Texarkana (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas, are 1.78 times more than the state average and 2.01 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Texarkana on a daily basis are 1.00 times more than than Texas average and 1.11 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Texarkana are 1.91 times more than the daily state average and 2.17 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Texarkana (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Texarkana to every other city in Texas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Texarkana safe? The gauges above illustrate that Texarkana is safer than 11% of every city located within Texas along with 14% 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. As a result, Texarkana, TX is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Texarkana

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Texarkana is 1 in 239
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Texarkana is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Texarkana is 1 in 21
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Texarkana? If you reside in Texarkana, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 239. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 22 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Texarkana, is 1 in 21.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Texarkana is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Texarkana has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Texarkana, while property crimes in Texarkana have decreased by 11%. Total crime has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Texarkana police department

      ItemTexarkanaTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10446,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.03.3
      There are a total of 104 Texarkana police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.6% less than the Texas average and 13.7% 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
      Red Lick, TX1,037107613720
      Hooks, TX2,74973656729
      Redwater, TX1,2681961,1211,318
      Wake Village, TX5,4815171,4401,957
      Nash, TX3,1561,0841,5332,617
      Leary, TX6925683,2423,810
      Texarkana, AR30,1556113,7704,381
      Texarkana, TX37,3894204,5724,992

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dover, DE37,3518715,3626,233
      Mission Bend, TX37,3345373,0633,600
      Keizer, OR37,4971521,6161,768
      Aventura, FL37,5151804,7444,924
      Martinez, CA37,5442151,4731,688
      Texarkana, TX37,3894204,5724,992
      Source: The Texarkana, 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.