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


Crime rates in Denton by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.3)
6
(6.3)
5
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.6)
3
(2.4)
2
(1.7)
1
(0.8)
1
(0.8)
2
(1.6)
2
(1.5)
5
(3.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
65
(77.3)
67
(73.0)
73
(76.8)
72
(72.1)
60
(56.0)
76
(66.7)
70
(58.2)
71
(57.1)
67
(52.7)
53
(45.8)
86
(72.3)
93
(75.5)
104
(83.0)
90
(68.6)
95
(70.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
78
(92.7)
63
(68.7)
87
(91.6)
76
(76.1)
65
(60.7)
84
(73.7)
93
(77.3)
79
(63.6)
65
(51.1)
55
(47.5)
82
(68.9)
52
(42.2)
55
(43.9)
62
(47.3)
73
(54.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
229
(272.2)
234
(255.0)
237
(249.5)
225
(225.2)
204
(190.5)
204
(179.0)
194
(161.3)
154
(123.9)
191
(150.1)
201
(173.6)
200
(168.1)
192
(155.8)
178
(142.1)
142
(108.2)
176
(131.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
673
(800.0)
673
(733.5)
620
(652.6)
684
(684.7)
664
(620.0)
718
(630.2)
667
(554.5)
681
(547.8)
564
(443.2)
565
(488.0)
632
(531.4)
472
(382.9)
423
(337.7)
404
(307.9)
543
(405.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,655
(3,156.2)
2,598
(2,831.5)
2,930
(3,084.1)
3,180
(3,183.0)
2,295
(2,142.8)
2,614
(2,294.3)
2,507
(2,084.0)
2,403
(1,933.1)
2,535
(1,992.1)
2,632
(2,273.5)
2,473
(2,079.2)
2,203
(1,787.3)
2,464
(1,967.3)
2,550
(1,943.7)
2,313
(1,725.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
178
(211.6)
230
(250.7)
211
(222.1)
246
(246.2)
209
(195.1)
173
(151.8)
159
(132.2)
187
(150.4)
157
(123.4)
118
(101.9)
157
(132.0)
102
(82.8)
134
(107.0)
190
(144.8)
169
(126.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
32
(38.0)
21
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
22
(22.0)
19
(17.7)
6
(5.3)
24
(20.0)
18
(14.5)
21
(16.5)
28
(24.2)
27
(22.7)
17
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5)356.3328.9346.4330.5245.8262.8234.7220.5212.8222.3244.8210.7222.1204.6214.2

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 165 registered sex offenders living in Denton, Texas as of December 15, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Denton to the number of sex offenders is 734 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

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

214.2
Corinth:

79.0
Argyle:

42.5
Lake Dallas:

156.1
Krugerville:

100.3
Hickory Creek:

94.8
Ponder:

221.9
Bartonville:

37.0
Highland Village:

48.2
Violent crime rate in 2016
Denton:

171.2
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Denton:

149.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Denton:

179.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Denton:

176.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Denton:

192.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Denton:

159.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Denton:

158.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Denton:

154.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Denton:

177.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Denton:

196.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Denton:

181.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Denton:

232.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Denton:

266.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Denton:

247.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Denton:

270.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Denton:

186.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Denton:

180.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Denton:

182.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Denton:

178.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Denton:

230.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Denton:

226.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Denton:

206.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Denton:

228.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Denton:

234.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Denton:

263.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Denton:

260.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Denton:

333.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Denton:

325.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Denton:

333.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Denton:

357.9
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 2016, including police officers: 217 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Texas average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 213 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Texas average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 208 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Texas average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 206 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 203 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Texas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 204 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 199 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 205 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 207 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 205 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 205 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 192 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 178 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 174 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Texas average:

2.17


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Denton

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 76201, 76205, 76207, 76209, 76249, 76259, 76266.