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The Houston crime rate is much higher than the Texas average crime rate and is much higher than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #680

Houston, TX
3,418.96
Texas
1,961.58
U.S.
1,669.05

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

Houston, TX Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2014Houston, TXCount24281210,18610,76821,62968,12514,443716 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00010.936.6458.8485.1974.33,068.8650.632.33,101
 TexasPer 100,0004.430.6115.7243.6627.82,137.3254.3NA1,611
 U.S.Per 100,0004.526.4102.2232.5542.51,837.3216.2NA1,423
2013Houston, TXCount2146189,89110,27023,73373,59113,595708 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0009.828.3453.6471.01,088.43,374.8623.532.53,141
 TexasPer 100,0004.328.4120.2246.9721.82,287.8248.6NA1,691
 U.S.Per 100,0004.525.2109.1229.1610.01,899.4221.3NA1,477
2012Houston, TXCount2176659,38511,34326,63067,97813,070754 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00010.030.5431.0521.01,223.13,122.2600.334.63,164
 TexasPer 100,0004.429.6116.6258.0785.92,326.4249.4NA1,746
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.9112.9242.3670.21,959.3229.7NA1,557
2011Houston, TXCount1987718,05411,86927,45968,59612,281765 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0009.236.0375.7553.71,281.03,200.0572.935.73,164
 TexasPer 100,0004.429.0110.6264.5838.32,387.3246.7NA1,780
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.8113.7241.1702.21,976.9229.6NA1,576
2010Houston, TXCount2697129,44912,06127,92474,58212,817865 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00011.831.2414.3528.81,224.33,269.9561.937.93,196
 TexasPer 100,0005.030.3130.6284.4909.12,603.3270.5NA1,947
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009Houston, TXCount28782311,36713,11629,27977,05814,596959 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00012.636.2499.9576.81,287.73,389.0641.942.23,511
 TexasPer 100,0005.433.4153.5298.7969.42,737.2308.9NA2,100
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008Houston, TXCount29475010,60313,13226,94768,59815,214956 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00013.133.5473.6586.51,203.63,063.9679.542.73,371
 TexasPer 100,0005.632.9155.2314.1946.02,688.8350.8NA2,117
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007Houston, TXCount35169411,47912,04029,04474,81719,4651,047 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00016.232.0529.1555.01,338.73,448.5897.248.33,734
 TexasPer 100,0005.935.3162.2307.2955.12,773.3392.8NA2,183
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006Houston, TXCount37785411,37111,64826,86973,09121,0931,121 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00018.241.2548.3561.71,295.73,524.61,017.254.13,903
 TexasPer 100,0005.935.6158.5316.4917.32,758.2405.9NA2,172
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005Houston, TXCount33487211,12811,65327,54172,47620,4081,262 
 Houston, TXPer 100,00016.342.6544.0569.61,346.33,542.8997.661.73,904
 TexasPer 100,0006.237.2156.6329.8961.62,961.7408.7NA2,269
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

Houston, TX
8.13
Texas
7.89
U.S.
23.78

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

Houston, TX Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2014Houston, TXCount1645610 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0000.70.20.20.30.00.07
 TexasPer 100,0000.50.30.10.10.10.05
 U.S.Per 100,0001.80.90.30.30.20.018
2013Houston, TXCount1340540 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0000.60.20.00.20.20.05
 TexasPer 100,0000.50.20.00.20.10.05
 U.S.Per 100,0002.01.00.30.40.20.020
2011Houston, TXCount1343600 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0000.60.20.10.30.00.06
 TexasPer 100,0000.60.20.10.20.10.05
 U.S.Per 100,0002.21.00.40.50.30.021
2010Houston, TXCount1350620 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0000.60.20.00.30.10.05
 TexasPer 100,0000.70.30.10.20.10.06
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.50.40.30.023
2009Houston, TXCount1441540 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0000.60.20.00.20.20.06
 TexasPer 100,0000.70.30.10.10.10.06
 U.S.Per 100,0002.41.10.50.40.30.023
2008Houston, TXCount281061020 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0001.30.40.30.40.10.012
 TexasPer 100,0001.00.50.10.20.10.010
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.60.50.30.028
2007Houston, TXCount3612311100 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0001.70.60.10.50.50.016
 TexasPer 100,0001.00.50.10.20.20.010
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.50.50.40.029
2006Houston, TXCount2081470 
 Houston, TXPer 100,0001.00.40.00.20.30.09
 TexasPer 100,0001.00.50.10.20.20.010
 U.S.Per 100,0003.01.60.60.50.40.030

Law Enforcement Employees Index

Houston, TX
2.55
Texas
2.80
U.S.
2.83

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

Houston, TX Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2014Houston, TXCount6,6045,2521,352 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000297.5236.660.92.67
 TexasPer 100,000314.7201.8112.92.58
 U.S.Per 100,000335.2234.1101.12.85
2012Houston, TXCount6,6635,3181,345 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000306.0244.361.82.75
 TexasPer 100,000306.5194.7111.72.51
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011Houston, TXCount6,5315,2941,237 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000304.7247.057.72.76
 TexasPer 100,000352.4217.2135.12.85
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010Houston, TXCount7,0545,3511,703 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000309.3234.674.72.72
 TexasPer 100,000359.5219.5140.02.89
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009Houston, TXCount7,1395,3711,768 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000314.0236.277.82.75
 TexasPer 100,000365.5223.1142.42.94
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2008Houston, TXCount6,7505,0481,702 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000301.5225.576.02.63
 TexasPer 100,000361.0217.4143.62.89
 U.S.Per 100,000357.8247.5110.33.03
2007Houston, TXCount6,3384,8921,446 
 Houston, TXPer 100,000292.1225.566.62.59
 TexasPer 100,000360.5217.7142.82.89
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006Houston, TXCount6,2234,7811,442 
2005Houston, TXCount6,0274,7791,248 


 
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