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


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Crime rates in Austin by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
25
(3.6)
27
(4.0)
27
(4.0)
26
(3.8)
20
(2.8)
30
(4.2)
23
(3.1)
22
(2.9)
38
(4.8)
28
(3.5)
31
(3.7)
26
(3.0)
32
(3.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
256
(37.3)
226
(33.1)
303
(44.3)
312
(45.0)
319
(44.9)
328
(45.8)
273
(36.2)
265
(34.5)
265
(33.3)
211
(26.1)
209
(25.1)
217
(25.3)
571
(63.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,174
(171.2)
1,251
(183.3)
1,406
(205.8)
1,182
(170.6)
1,358
(191.3)
1,457
(203.3)
1,333
(176.9)
1,415
(184.0)
1,231
(154.6)
1,106
(137.0)
978
(117.4)
763
(88.8)
873
(96.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,748
(254.9)
1,649
(241.7)
1,853
(271.2)
1,873
(270.3)
1,961
(276.3)
2,056
(286.8)
2,306
(306.0)
2,322
(302.0)
2,256
(283.3)
2,126
(263.4)
2,187
(262.6)
2,117
(246.4)
2,105
(232.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6,916
(1,008.5)
7,240
(1,061.1)
6,810
(996.6)
7,285
(1,051.2)
7,467
(1,052.0)
8,031
(1,120.4)
8,586
(1,139.4)
8,753
(1,138.3)
8,749
(1,098.7)
7,042
(872.6)
7,244
(869.7)
6,550
(762.4)
5,733
(634.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29,725
(4,334.5)
32,259
(4,727.8)
31,938
(4,674.1)
31,835
(4,593.7)
31,562
(4,446.5)
34,461
(4,807.5)
33,582
(4,456.6)
37,054
(4,818.7)
34,827
(4,373.5)
33,069
(4,097.7)
33,913
(4,071.7)
32,948
(3,834.8)
29,423
(3,255.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3,135
(457.1)
2,771
(406.1)
2,636
(385.8)
2,548
(367.7)
2,544
(358.4)
2,961
(413.1)
2,633
(349.4)
2,219
(288.6)
2,250
(282.6)
2,139
(265.0)
2,315
(277.9)
2,169
(252.5)
2,288
(253.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
152
(22.2)
140
(20.5)
116
(17.0)
115
(16.6)
88
(12.4)
116
(16.2)
87
(11.5)
96
(12.5)
122
(15.3)
127
(15.7)
121
(14.5)
105
(12.2)
95
(10.5)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5)427.4441.3454.8443.2442.1475.3443.0452.2421.0374.3367.6334.9333.8

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 2 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Texas as of August 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Austin to the number of sex offenders is 421,296 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Austin, TX is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Austin:

333.8
Rollingwood:

33.3
West Lake Hills:

160.7
Sunset Valley:

1,260.2
Manor:

771.1
Pflugerville:

140.3
Lakeway:

95.4
Cedar Park:

128.7
Round Rock:

142.7
Violent crime rate in 2014
Austin:

239.1
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Austin:

202.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Austin:

226.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Austin:

237.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Austin:

266.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Austin:

288.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Austin:

288.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Austin:

304.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Austin:

289.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Austin:

277.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Austin:

295.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Austin:

258.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Austin:

262.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Austin:

333.3
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Austin:

388.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Austin:

426.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Austin:

426.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Austin:

489.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Austin:

520.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Austin:

512.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Austin:

535.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Austin:

495.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Austin:

503.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Austin:

499.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Austin:

518.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Austin:

495.6
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2,306 (1,709 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Texas average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2,233 (1,675 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2,252 (1,628 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2,211 (1,644 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2,141 (1,605 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2,146 (1,564 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 2,034 (1,466 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,995 (1,418 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,946 (1,373 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,835 (1,361 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,826 (1,365 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,744 (1,314 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Texas average:

2.17


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Austin

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