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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleTyler/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,607n/a (estimate)3,3762,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape72n/a67.451.142.6
Robbery58n/a54.3100.081.6
Assault271n/a253.6263.0250.2
Violent crime401n/a (estimate)375419379
Burglary439n/a410.9392.8340.5
Theft2,597n/a2,430.51,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft170n/a159.1267.2219.9
Property crime3,206n/a (estimate)3,0002,3912,110

Key findings

  • Tyler crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tyler are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Tyler you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tyler is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tyler has increased by 1%

Tyler crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tyler (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Tyler, per 100,000 residents. In Tyler, the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times more than the Texas average and 1.36 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Tyler are 1.12 times less than the Texas average and 1.01 times less than the national average. For property crime, Tyler has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the Texas average and 1.42 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Tyler (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Texas and all other cities across the US, is Tyler safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tyler is safer than 22% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Tyler is safer than 23% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Tyler. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tyler is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tyler

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tyler is 1 in 267
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tyler is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tyler is 1 in 30
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Tyler, Texas you have a 1 in 267 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 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Tyler.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Tyler, TX is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Tyler has decreased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Tyler has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tyler has increased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Tyler police department

      ItemTylerTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23446,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
      There are a total of 234 Tyler police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.2% less than the Texas average and 28.1% 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
      Chandler, TX2,8740382382
      Emerald Bay, TX1,02979449527
      Arp, TX851396297694
      Bullard, TX2,798188591779
      Hideaway, TX3,061129736865
      Whitehouse, TX8,069134805939
      Troup, TX1,6293891,9912,380
      Tyler, TX101,9463753,0003,376

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clovis, CA102,1482131,9942,206
      Sandy Springs, GA102,2121291,7801,910
      San Mateo, CA102,2242512,0912,342
      Davenport, IA102,3055953,8264,421
      Lewisville, TX102,3272211,9682,189
      Tyler, TX101,9463753,0003,376
      Source: The Tyler, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.