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Houston Metro Crime Statistics

Houston's total crime rate has declined significantly in the past decade.
Published on 12/22/21
Houston Metro FBI Crime Statistics

  • Since ’10, property crime rates in the Houston metro area have decreased by 1.8 percent, while violent crime rates have dropped by 33.6 percent. 
  • Burglary has increased 58.8 percent, auto theft is up 1.2 percent and larceny dropped 29.2 percent. 
  • In ’20, the Houston metro area’s total crime rate was 3,249.2 per 100,000 residents, a decrease of 28.8% from ’10. 

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