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Crime rate in Arlington, Texas (TX): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Arlington, TX compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Arlington, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Arlington, TX was 273 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 79.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Arlington crime rate fell by 17% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 7 - a decrease of 12 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Arlington has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Arlington, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Arlington:

272.7
Pantego:

238.3
Dalworthington Gardens:

79.8
Grand Prairie:

186.2
Kennedale:

139.4
Mansfield:

98.9
Forest Hill:

313.2
Richland Hills:

344.7
Hurst:

264.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Arlington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
24
(6.6)
14
(3.8)
13
(3.5)
23
(6.1)
12
(3.2)
16
(4.2)
22
(5.9)
17
(4.5)
18
(4.8)
13
(3.4)
8
(2.1)
21
(5.3)
19
(4.8)
7
(1.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
178
(48.7)
192
(51.5)
156
(41.9)
141
(37.5)
152
(40.1)
119
(31.0)
136
(36.4)
135
(35.6)
105
(27.7)
206
(53.8)
208
(53.7)
307
(78.2)
254
(63.9)
203
(50.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
768
(210.2)
890
(238.6)
742
(199.4)
694
(184.7)
672
(177.3)
532
(138.6)
540
(144.7)
532
(140.3)
562
(148.4)
493
(128.7)
529
(136.5)
557
(141.9)
576
(145.0)
360
(89.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,399
(382.9)
1,632
(437.4)
1,677
(450.7)
1,404
(373.6)
1,494
(394.1)
1,258
(327.8)
1,176
(315.2)
1,225
(323.0)
1,152
(304.1)
1,142
(298.2)
1,201
(309.9)
1,303
(331.8)
1,205
(303.2)
1,214
(302.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,984
(1,090)
4,042
(1,083)
4,447
(1,195)
4,461
(1,187)
4,891
(1,290)
4,763
(1,241)
4,388
(1,176)
3,543
(934.1)
3,181
(839.8)
2,470
(644.9)
2,170
(559.9)
2,115
(538.6)
1,801
(453.2)
1,509
(376.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14,609
(3,998)
13,905
(3,727)
14,990
(4,029)
14,140
(3,762)
14,186
(3,742)
13,342
(3,477)
11,757
(3,151)
10,616
(2,799)
10,879
(2,872)
10,086
(2,634)
10,298
(2,657)
9,189
(2,340)
9,546
(2,402)
9,033
(2,253)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,810
(495.4)
1,719
(460.8)
1,642
(441.3)
1,548
(411.9)
1,439
(379.6)
1,245
(324.5)
1,063
(284.9)
950
(250.5)
940
(248.2)
906
(236.6)
878
(226.5)
1,079
(274.8)
1,360
(342.2)
1,238
(308.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
52
(14.2)
42
(11.3)
64
(17.2)
63
(16.8)
49
(12.9)
48
(12.5)
37
(9.9)
51
(13.4)
38
(10.0)
26
(6.8)
29
(7.5)
15
(3.8)
29
(7.3)
13
(3.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)467.6469.5470.6438.9440.8392.2378.6341.5330.6317.5313.6335.5320.0272.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 581 registered sex offenders living in Arlington, Texas as of February 16, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arlington is 676 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Arlington, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Arlington:

250.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Arlington:

297.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Arlington:

325.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Arlington:

281.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Arlington:

274.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Arlington:

263.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Arlington:

276.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Arlington:

278.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Arlington:

272.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Arlington:

332.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Arlington:

328.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Arlington:

374.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Arlington:

397.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Arlington:

358.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Arlington:

269.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Arlington:

263.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Arlington:

314.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Arlington:

234.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Arlington:

262.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Arlington:

266.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Arlington:

278.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Arlington:

296.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Arlington:

348.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Arlington:

364.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Arlington:

435.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Arlington:

470.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Arlington:

502.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Arlington:

487.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Arlington:

506.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Arlington:

472.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Arlington:

492.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Arlington:

413.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Arlington:

436.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Arlington:

476.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 871 (673 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 807 (624 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 820 (623 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 840 (640 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 817 (629 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 804 (623 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 790 (614 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 759 (584 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 738 (559 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 721 (544 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 693 (521 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 707 (540 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Arlington, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 75050, 75051, 75052, 76001, 76002, 76006, 76010, 76011, 76012, 76013, 76014, 76015, 76016, 76017, 76018, 76040, 76060, 76063, 76112, 76119, 76120.