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


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

Crime rate in Fort Worth, TX

The 2019 crime rate in Fort Worth, TX is 279 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 81.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Fort Worth crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 69 - an increase of 11 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Fort Worth has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Fort Worth, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fort Worth:

279.0
River Oaks:

71.9
Westover Hills:

106.6
Sansom Park:

142.2
Haltom City:

265.6
Forest Hill:

291.5
White Settlement:

144.8
Lake Worth:

351.5
Richland Hills:

361.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fort Worth by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
49
(7.6)
58
(8.6)
49
(7.0)
44
(6.1)
63
(8.4)
48
(6.3)
44
(5.7)
48
(6.1)
56
(6.7)
66
(7.7)
70
(8.0)
58
(6.5)
69
(7.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
247
(38.5)
335
(49.9)
350
(49.9)
370
(51.1)
318
(42.6)
350
(46.2)
391
(50.8)
523
(66.3)
516
(62.2)
499
(58.6)
569
(65.2)
482
(53.9)
470
(51.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,417
(220.8)
1,620
(241.5)
1,706
(243.2)
1,449
(200.3)
1,330
(178.2)
1,267
(167.4)
1,280
(166.2)
1,256
(159.2)
981
(118.2)
1,165
(136.8)
1,286
(147.3)
1,116
(124.9)
972
(106.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,496
(388.9)
2,461
(366.9)
2,496
(355.9)
2,369
(327.5)
2,582
(345.9)
2,904
(383.7)
2,809
(364.8)
2,593
(328.6)
2,806
(338.2)
2,753
(323.2)
2,966
(339.7)
2,826
(316.2)
2,557
(279.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8,998
(1,402)
9,008
(1,343)
9,018
(1,286)
10,188
(1,408)
9,352
(1,253)
10,058
(1,329)
8,442
(1,096)
8,316
(1,054)
6,005
(723.7)
5,316
(624.1)
5,116
(586.0)
4,504
(503.9)
3,969
(433.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24,128
(3,760)
24,988
(3,726)
23,562
(3,360)
23,564
(3,257)
23,274
(3,118)
22,617
(2,988)
21,648
(2,811)
23,557
(2,986)
21,489
(2,590)
20,422
(2,397)
20,250
(2,319)
17,957
(2,009)
17,301
(1,890)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3,347
(521.5)
2,685
(400.3)
2,745
(391.4)
2,132
(294.7)
2,464
(330.1)
2,442
(322.7)
2,424
(314.8)
2,399
(304.0)
2,258
(272.1)
2,386
(280.1)
2,706
(309.9)
2,972
(332.5)
3,335
(364.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
233
(36.3)
227
(33.8)
216
(30.8)
210
(29.0)
138
(18.5)
143
(18.9)
118
(15.3)
155
(19.6)
142
(17.1)
140
(16.4)
151
(17.3)
138
(15.4)
85
(9.3)
City-Data.com crime index480.3478.2453.7431.1412.4415.0389.2396.2342.4330.0338.9299.1279.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2,722 registered sex offenders living in Fort Worth, Texas as of January 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Worth is 314 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Fort Worth:

259.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Fort Worth:

287.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fort Worth:

324.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fort Worth:

304.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fort Worth:

303.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fort Worth:

322.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fort Worth:

327.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fort Worth:

334.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fort Worth:

321.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fort Worth:

327.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fort Worth:

363.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fort Worth:

371.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fort Worth:

358.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fort Worth:

359.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fort Worth:

313.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fort Worth:

318.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fort Worth:

372.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Fort Worth:

235.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Fort Worth:

251.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Fort Worth:

279.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fort Worth:

286.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fort Worth:

315.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2013
Fort Worth:

405.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fort Worth:

407.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fort Worth:

463.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fort Worth:

456.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fort Worth:

488.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fort Worth:

483.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fort Worth:

515.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fort Worth:

546.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fort Worth:

576.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fort Worth:

530.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Fort Worth:

544.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fort Worth:

612.7
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 2019, including police officers: 2,075 (1,650 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Texas average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2,132 (1,694 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

1.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 2,198 (1,681 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 2,007 (1,566 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 2,000 (1,557 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,940 (1,536 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,933 (1,509 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,918 (1,505 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,915 (1,502 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,899 (1,486 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,792 (1,412 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,733 (1,368 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,727 (1,342 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,651 (1,307 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,600 (1,263 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fort Worth, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 76052, 76102, 76103, 76104, 76105, 76106, 76107, 76108, 76110, 76111, 76114, 76115, 76117, 76118, 76123, 76127, 76129, 76133, 76135, 76137, 76148, 76164, 76177, 76244, 76248.