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


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

Crime rate in Garland, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Garland, TX is 236 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 74.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Garland crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 9 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Garland has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Garland, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Garland:

236.1
Rowlett:

124.1
Sachse:

65.9
Richardson:

139.7
Murphy:

36.5
Mesquite:

308.3
Wylie:

75.5
University Park:

64.9
Heath:

67.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Garland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(3.2)
3
(1.3)
7
(3.2)
10
(4.6)
7
(3.2)
7
(3.2)
5
(2.2)
7
(3.0)
6
(2.5)
5
(2.1)
8
(3.4)
7
(2.9)
8
(3.4)
9
(3.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
41
(18.6)
50
(22.5)
52
(23.8)
81
(37.0)
54
(24.7)
39
(17.6)
55
(23.7)
47
(20.0)
53
(22.5)
96
(40.6)
107
(45.0)
117
(49.0)
129
(54.6)
114
(47.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
239
(108.3)
223
(100.2)
323
(148.0)
325
(148.3)
304
(138.9)
209
(94.2)
247
(106.6)
236
(100.4)
237
(100.6)
312
(132.0)
323
(135.9)
345
(144.4)
319
(135.0)
246
(102.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
368
(166.7)
300
(134.8)
381
(174.6)
357
(162.9)
243
(111.0)
237
(106.8)
223
(96.3)
250
(106.4)
218
(92.5)
231
(97.7)
271
(114.1)
298
(124.8)
292
(123.6)
290
(121.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,011
(911.0)
1,889
(849.1)
2,026
(928.4)
2,265
(1,034)
2,206
(1,008)
2,159
(972.9)
2,244
(968.7)
2,218
(943.9)
2,053
(871.1)
1,527
(645.9)
1,374
(578.3)
1,477
(618.4)
1,214
(513.9)
1,113
(464.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,445
(2,467)
5,278
(2,372)
5,516
(2,528)
6,243
(2,849)
6,139
(2,805)
5,764
(2,597)
5,794
(2,501)
5,866
(2,496)
5,671
(2,406)
5,431
(2,297)
5,363
(2,257)
5,348
(2,239)
5,140
(2,176)
4,514
(1,884)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
750
(339.8)
717
(322.3)
701
(321.2)
733
(334.5)
753
(344.0)
703
(316.8)
645
(278.4)
591
(251.5)
647
(274.5)
737
(311.7)
754
(317.3)
838
(350.8)
810
(342.9)
827
(345.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
37
(16.8)
41
(18.4)
34
(15.6)
45
(20.5)
53
(24.2)
48
(21.6)
52
(22.4)
51
(21.7)
30
(12.7)
45
(19.0)
32
(13.5)
23
(9.6)
15
(6.3)
14
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index276.6257.8296.6328.8300.3267.3264.7259.4250.9257.9262.5274.2266.1236.1

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.

- 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 432 registered sex offenders living in Garland, Texas as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garland is 543 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in Garland, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Garland:

167.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Garland:

190.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Garland:

189.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Garland:

176.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Garland:

159.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Garland:

124.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Garland:

129.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Garland:

129.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Garland:

124.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Garland:

156.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Garland:

201.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Garland:

191.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Garland:

142.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Garland:

162.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Garland:

134.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Garland:

171.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Garland:

149.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Garland:

238.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Garland:

263.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Garland:

288.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Garland:

276.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Garland:

290.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Garland:

335.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Garland:

351.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Garland:

360.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Garland:

372.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Garland:

393.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Garland:

399.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Garland:

360.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Garland:

336.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Garland:

356.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Garland:

366.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Garland:

403.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Garland:

349.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 471 (344 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Texas average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 469 (342 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 454 (326 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 465 (338 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 442 (316 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 443 (317 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 432 (310 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 442 (322 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 448 (323 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 445 (319 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 447 (319 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 444 (318 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 460 (329 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 431 (304 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 416 (311 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 453 (298 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 75040, 75042, 75044, 75048, 75082.