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


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

Crime rate in Bedford, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Bedford, TX is 164 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 58.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bedford crime rate fell by 10% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Bedford has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Bedford, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bedford:

163.7
Hurst:

264.1
Colleyville:

36.5
Euless:

146.0
North Richland Hills:

137.0
Richland Hills:

344.7
Watauga:

136.4
Grapevine:

150.4
Southlake:

72.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bedford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
2
(4.1)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(28.4)
19
(38.2)
19
(38.8)
21
(42.7)
13
(26.3)
20
(40.0)
16
(33.4)
10
(20.5)
16
(33.0)
20
(40.8)
16
(32.4)
21
(42.2)
23
(46.0)
20
(40.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
35
(71.1)
38
(76.4)
34
(69.4)
25
(50.8)
36
(72.9)
34
(68.0)
21
(43.8)
29
(59.5)
35
(72.1)
28
(57.2)
25
(50.6)
42
(84.3)
34
(68.1)
17
(34.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
189
(384.0)
197
(395.9)
204
(416.5)
201
(408.5)
141
(285.6)
157
(314.0)
133
(277.3)
103
(211.2)
153
(315.4)
170
(347.1)
95
(192.4)
66
(132.5)
54
(108.1)
53
(106.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
342
(694.9)
314
(631.0)
289
(590.1)
308
(625.9)
392
(793.9)
342
(684.1)
417
(869.3)
282
(578.3)
244
(503.0)
204
(416.5)
176
(356.4)
166
(333.3)
151
(302.3)
142
(284.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,344
(2,731)
1,180
(2,371)
1,331
(2,718)
1,377
(2,798)
1,271
(2,574)
1,333
(2,666)
1,024
(2,135)
972
(1,993)
1,039
(2,142)
1,023
(2,089)
940
(1,904)
837
(1,681)
775
(1,552)
831
(1,667)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
139
(282.4)
121
(243.2)
114
(232.8)
99
(201.2)
106
(214.7)
98
(196.0)
84
(175.1)
77
(157.9)
66
(136.0)
68
(138.8)
74
(149.9)
74
(148.6)
102
(204.2)
84
(168.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(22.4)
5
(10.0)
8
(16.3)
8
(16.3)
5
(10.1)
4
(8.0)
6
(12.5)
2
(4.1)
2
(4.1)
1
(2.0)
2
(4.1)
2
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.0)
City-Data.com crime index309.5291.1307.9302.9275.8301.4255.5213.4251.1247.1196.7188.0182.5163.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 53 registered sex offenders living in Bedford, Texas as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bedford is 955 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bedford:

110.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bedford:

138.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bedford:

150.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bedford:

158.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bedford:

247.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bedford:

235.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bedford:

160.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bedford:

193.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bedford:

247.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bedford:

205.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bedford:

272.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bedford:

285.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bedford:

274.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bedford:

264.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bedford:

199.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bedford:

157.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bedford:

98.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bedford:

165.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bedford:

168.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bedford:

173.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bedford:

189.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bedford:

208.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bedford:

228.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bedford:

239.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bedford:

306.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bedford:

299.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bedford:

319.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bedford:

295.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bedford:

288.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bedford:

281.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bedford:

317.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bedford:

285.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bedford:

309.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bedford:

285.6
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 129 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Texas average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 130 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 126 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 126 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 129 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 135 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 128 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 129 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 130 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 130 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 128 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 135 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 119 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 114 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 113 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 116 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 76021, 76022, 76039, 76053, 76054.