Reported Annual Crime In Wichita Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWichita Falls/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,631n/a (estimate)3,4683,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWichita Falls/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a3.85.05.3
Rape78n/a74.551.141.7
Robbery127n/a121.3114.098.0
Assault165n/a157.6268.8248.9
Violent crime374n/a (estimate)357439383
Burglary725n/a692.4473.7430.4
Theft2,294n/a2,190.91,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft238n/a227.3240.4237.4
Property crime3,257n/a (estimate)3,1112,5632,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Wichita Falls, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Wichita Falls, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Wichita Falls, TX is 16% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 26% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Wichita Falls, TX has 19% lower than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 7% lower than the national average. In property crime, Wichita Falls, TX is 21% higher than the average of Texas and is 32% higher than the national average.

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The Wichita Falls crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wichita Falls as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Wichita Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wichita Falls is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.5 daily crimes that occur in Wichita Falls.
  • Wichita Falls is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wichita Falls you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wichita Falls has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Wichita Falls (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Wichita Falls, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Wichita Falls, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.16 times more than the Texas average and 1.26 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wichita Falls, TX is 1.23 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.07 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Wichita Falls, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.21 times more than the Texas average and 1.32 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Wichita Falls (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Wichita Falls, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Wichita Falls, TX ranks safer than 23% of every city located within Texas along with 21% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Wichita Falls, TX. As a result, Wichita Falls, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wichita Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wichita Falls is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wichita Falls is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wichita Falls is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Wichita Falls, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Wichita Falls, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 280. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 33 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 Wichita Falls, TX is 1 in 29.

Year Over Year Crime In Wichita Falls (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Wichita Falls, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Wichita Falls, TX has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Wichita Falls, TX has decreased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wichita Falls, TX has decreased by 14% year over year.

Wichita Falls police department

ItemWichita FallsTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)27446,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.03.3
There are a total of 274 Wichita Falls police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.6% less than the Texas average and 20.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 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
Iowa Park, TX6,390110770880
Lakeside City, TX1,023142827969
Holliday, TX1,5801851,0801,264
Jolly, TX1613532,0622,415
Cashion Community, TX2804482,6183,066
Burkburnett, TX11,0464132,7013,114
Pleasant Valley, TX3805163,0103,525
Wichita Falls, TX105,0133573,1113,468

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Palm Beach, FL104,9788284,8195,647
Green Bay, WI104,9514732,0382,511
Broken Arrow, OK104,8691242,1822,306
College Station, TX104,6841991,9972,197
Boulder, CO105,4201691,2431,412
Wichita Falls, TX105,0133573,1113,468
Source: The Wichita Falls, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.