Crime Trend in Texas

There were 121,474 violent crimes, 1,409 murders, 693,204 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Texas

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 121,474 418.9 [51]
2018 118,197 412.9 [51]
2017 124,238 438.9 [52]
2016 121,064 433.8 [52]
2015 113,227 412.2 [53]
2014 109,711 406.7 [53]
2013 105,736 399.8 [54]
2012 106,475 408.6 [54]
2011 104,873 408.5 [55]
2010 113,231 448.4 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Texas

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 1,409 4.9 [51]
2018 1,327 4.6 [51]
2017 1,412 5.0 [52]
2016 1,478 5.3 [52]
2015 1,316 4.8 [53]
2014 1,192 4.4 [53]
2013 1,139 4.3 [54]
2012 1,148 4.4 [54]
2011 1,126 4.4 [55]
2010 1,249 4.9 [55]

The number of robberies in Texas

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 28,988 100.0 [51]
2018 28,339 99.0 [51]
2017 32,267 114.0 [52]
2016 33,298 119.3 [52]
2015 31,934 116.3 [53]
2014 31,021 115.0 [53]
2013 31,801 120.2 [54]
2012 30,385 116.6 [54]
2011 28,395 110.6 [55]
2010 32,843 130.1 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Texas

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 76,253 263.0 [51]
2018 73,433 256.5 [51]
2017 76,089 268.8 [52]
2016 72,842 261.0 [52]
2015 67,727 246.6 [53]
2014 65,862 244.1 [53]
2013 65,292 246.9 [54]
2012 67,227 258.0 [54]
2011 67,913 264.5 [55]
2010 71,517 283.2 [55]

The number of property crimes in Texas

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 693,204 2390.7 [51]
2018 681,143 2379.2 [51]
2017 725,328 2562.6 [52]
2016 769,892 2759.0 [52]
2015 777,739 2831.3 [53]
2014 813,515 3015.4 [53]
2013 861,734 3258.2 [54]
2012 876,459 3363.1 [54]
2011 891,499 3472.3 [55]
2010 951,246 3766.8 [55]

The number of burglaries in Texas

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 113,902 392.8 [51]
2018 117,897 411.8 [51]
2017 134,066 473.7 [52]
2016 148,796 533.2 [52]
2015 153,054 557.2 [53]
2014 168,085 623.0 [53]
2013 190,898 721.8 [54]
2012 205,002 786.6 [54]
2011 215,223 838.3 [55]
2010 228,597 905.2 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Texas

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 501,813 1730.6 [51]
2018 493,238 1722.9 [51]
2017 523,221 1848.5 [52]
2016 552,106 1978.5 [52]
2015 557,200 2028.5 [53]
2014 577,018 2138.8 [53]
2013 605,091 2287.8 [54]
2012 606,425 2327.0 [54]
2011 612,938 2387.3 [55]
2010 654,626 2592.2 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Texas

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 77,489 267.2 [51]
2018 70,008 244.5 [51]
2017 68,041 240.4 [52]
2016 68,990 247.2 [52]
2015 67,485 245.7 [53]
2014 68,412 253.6 [53]
2013 65,745 248.6 [54]
2012 65,032 249.5 [54]
2011 63,338 246.7 [55]
2010 68,023 269.4 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

Data Source