Houston has an overall crime rate of 7,717 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Houston is 1 in 14,285.71 if you reside there for a year.
Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.
|Crime Rate (Overall)||7,717||4,506|
|Forced Entry Rate||954||417|
|Auto Theft Rate||573||362|
|Auto Theft Clearance||100%||12%|
Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in Houston.
To search the official state sex offender registry for Texas see https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/SexOffender/index.aspx
Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. Insideprison.com is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.