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


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

Crime rate in Friendswood, TX

The 2017 crime rate in Friendswood, TX is 83 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 29.6% U.S. cities. The 2017 Friendswood crime rate rose by 19% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Friendswood has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Friendswood, TX is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Friendswood:

82.8
Webster:

584.7
League City:

119.6
Pearland:

144.9
Nassau Bay:

235.9
Alvin:

188.0
Dickinson:

223.3
Manvel:

99.2
South Houston:

230.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Friendswood by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(37.5)
5
(15.1)
6
(18.0)
8
(23.5)
2
(5.9)
3
(8.8)
5
(14.5)
4
(11.6)
6
(16.4)
4
(10.8)
1
(2.7)
11
(28.9)
17
(43.8)
11
(27.9)
16
(40.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(21.9)
5
(15.1)
5
(15.0)
5
(14.7)
7
(20.5)
6
(17.6)
7
(20.3)
10
(29.0)
3
(8.2)
4
(10.8)
2
(5.4)
2
(5.3)
3
(7.7)
6
(15.2)
11
(27.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
53
(165.7)
33
(100.0)
31
(93.2)
29
(85.2)
29
(84.9)
26
(76.3)
15
(43.4)
11
(31.9)
3
(8.2)
7
(18.9)
8
(21.5)
8
(21.0)
7
(18.0)
10
(25.4)
9
(22.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
120
(375.2)
108
(327.2)
103
(309.7)
101
(296.8)
112
(328.1)
105
(308.2)
111
(321.2)
87
(252.0)
68
(186.0)
66
(178.5)
88
(236.4)
70
(184.2)
60
(154.4)
36
(91.4)
57
(142.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
362
(1,132)
321
(972.6)
308
(926.2)
365
(1,073)
335
(981.3)
337
(989.3)
316
(914.4)
286
(828.3)
253
(692.1)
274
(741.2)
313
(840.8)
245
(644.5)
277
(713.0)
250
(634.5)
247
(617.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(96.9)
24
(72.7)
22
(66.2)
25
(73.5)
36
(105.4)
18
(52.8)
20
(57.9)
17
(49.2)
10
(27.4)
13
(35.2)
17
(45.7)
14
(36.8)
18
(46.3)
16
(40.6)
17
(42.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(12.5)
3
(9.1)
3
(9.0)
2
(5.9)
2
(5.9)
3
(8.8)
5
(14.5)
2
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.9)
3
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)159.7104.3101.6109.898.598.890.079.060.160.761.970.689.167.082.8

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 29 registered sex offenders living in Friendswood, Texas as of October 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Friendswood is 1,382 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Friendswood, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2017
Friendswood:

65.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Friendswood:

48.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Friendswood:

61.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Friendswood:

42.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Friendswood:

16.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Friendswood:

25.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Friendswood:

24.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Friendswood:

42.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Friendswood:

46.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Friendswood:

61.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Friendswood:

58.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Friendswood:

73.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Friendswood:

72.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Friendswood:

72.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Friendswood:

140.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Friendswood:

99.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Friendswood:

93.9
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Friendswood:

65.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Friendswood:

56.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Friendswood:

73.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Friendswood:

74.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Friendswood:

96.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Friendswood:

78.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Friendswood:

75.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Friendswood:

99.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Friendswood:

118.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Friendswood:

119.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Friendswood:

130.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Friendswood:

124.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Friendswood:

118.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Friendswood:

125.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Friendswood:

156.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Friendswood:

138.7
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Friendswood:

136.1
U.S. Average:

337.2
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 2017, including police officers: 77 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 78 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 79 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 75 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 71 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 82 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 77 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 75 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 74 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 74 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 72 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 68 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 64 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 63 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 63 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 77089, 77546, 77598.