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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 44%
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 peopleWichita Falls/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,547n/a (estimate)3,3932,8102,489
Murder4n/a3.84.95.0
Rape103n/a98.551.142.6
Robbery85n/a81.3100.081.6
Assault172n/a164.5263.0250.2
Violent crime364n/a (estimate)348419379
Burglary557n/a532.8392.8340.5
Theft2,394n/a2,289.81,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft232n/a221.9267.2219.9
Property crime3,183n/a (estimate)3,0442,3912,110

Key findings

  • Wichita Falls crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wichita Falls are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Wichita Falls you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wichita Falls is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wichita Falls has decreased by 2%

Wichita Falls crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Wichita Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Wichita Falls for every 100,000 residents. The Wichita Falls total amount of daily crime is 1.21 times more than the Texas average and 1.36 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wichita Falls, is 1.20 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.09 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Wichita Falls has a daily crime average that is 1.27 times more than the Texas average and 1.44 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Wichita Falls (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Wichita Falls to every other city in Texas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Wichita Falls safe? The gauges above illustrate that Wichita Falls is safer than 24% of every city located within Texas along with 24% 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, Wichita Falls, TX is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the 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 288
      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 30
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Wichita Falls, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 288. 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 is 1 in 30.

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

      A good indicator of whether Wichita Falls is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Wichita Falls has decreased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Wichita Falls has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wichita Falls has decreased by 2% 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
      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
      Iowa Park, TX6,39047754801
      Lakeside City, TX1,023135772907
      Holliday, TX1,5801761,0071,184
      Burkburnett, TX11,0462121,9022,114
      Jolly, TX1613371,9232,260
      Cashion Community, TX2804282,4422,870
      Pleasant Valley, TX3804922,8083,300
      Wichita Falls, TX105,0133483,0443,393

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Palm Beach, FL104,9787623,7514,512
      Green Bay, WI104,9515041,6422,146
      Broken Arrow, OK104,8691251,7891,914
      College Station, TX104,6841891,7591,948
      Boulder, CO105,4202563,0263,282
      Wichita Falls, TX105,0133483,0443,393
      Source: The Wichita Falls, 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.