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


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

Crime rate in Katy, TX

The 2019 crime rate in Katy, TX is 306 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 84.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Katy crime rate rose by 26% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Katy has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Katy, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Katy:

305.6
Brookshire:

201.0
Fulshear:

27.8
Richmond:

205.5
Rosenberg:

219.5
Jersey Village:

184.1
San Felipe:

94.4
Meadows Place:

172.4
Hedwig Village:

388.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Katy by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
7
(47.2)
13
(85.3)
18
(112.7)
13
(73.6)
17
(89.6)
20
(100.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(88.0)
14
(101.2)
9
(63.8)
21
(148.2)
23
(163.5)
7
(48.6)
8
(54.6)
12
(80.9)
16
(105.0)
11
(68.9)
15
(84.9)
14
(73.8)
19
(95.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/A43
(310.9)
33
(233.9)
27
(190.6)
12
(85.3)
26
(180.6)
21
(143.4)
17
(114.6)
15
(98.4)
33
(206.7)
29
(164.1)
18
(94.9)
21
(105.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(410.8)
84
(607.4)
68
(482.1)
56
(395.3)
72
(511.7)
51
(354.2)
67
(457.6)
63
(424.6)
57
(374.1)
63
(394.5)
60
(339.6)
38
(200.4)
61
(305.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
423
(3,103)
568
(4,107)
511
(3,623)
566
(3,995)
512
(3,639)
500
(3,472)
562
(3,838)
398
(2,682)
438
(2,874)
621
(3,889)
572
(3,237)
493
(2,600)
693
(3,471)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(293.4)
28
(202.5)
41
(290.7)
26
(183.5)
21
(149.3)
27
(187.5)
34
(232.2)
29
(195.5)
29
(190.3)
35
(219.2)
36
(203.7)
29
(152.9)
39
(195.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(22.0)
2
(14.5)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
2
(13.9)
2
(13.7)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.6)
3
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index330.4321.3267.8298.9265.1229.4254.7264.5275.8352.9286.7243.1305.6

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.




According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 226 registered sex offenders living in Katy, Texas as of September 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Katy is 76 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Katy, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Katy:

200.3
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Katy:

174.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Katy:

198.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2015
Katy:

250.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Katy:

187.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Katy:

171.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Katy:

105.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Katy:

114.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Katy:

131.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Katy:

183.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Katy:

148.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Katy:

213.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Katy:

381.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Katy:

436.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Katy:

344.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Katy:

303.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Katy:

263.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Katy:

193.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Katy:

260.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2015
Katy:

306.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Katy:

247.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Katy:

248.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Katy:

318.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Katy:

272.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Katy:

306.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Katy:

306.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Katy:

321.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Katy:

357.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Katy:

281.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Katy:

322.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Katy:

335.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Katy:

359.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Katy:

286.3
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: 86 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Texas average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 74 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Texas average:

1.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 69 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 68 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 63 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 61 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Texas average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 60 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 59 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 58 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 59 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 57 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 77493.