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


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

Crime rate in Richardson, TX

The 2019 crime rate in Richardson, TX is 142 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 54.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Richardson crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 4 - an increase of 2 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Richardson has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Richardson, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Richardson:

141.8
Plano:

134.8
Garland:

244.5
Addison:

372.8
Murphy:

37.4
Sachse:

49.1
Parker:

26.1
University Park:

45.8
Farmers Branch:

171.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Richardson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(2.9)
2
(2.0)
4
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
2
(1.9)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
5
(4.4)
3
(2.6)
2
(1.7)
4
(3.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(10.8)
22
(21.8)
23
(22.9)
12
(11.7)
13
(12.5)
9
(8.9)
27
(26.1)
15
(14.3)
22
(20.8)
22
(19.8)
16
(14.1)
25
(21.6)
18
(15.1)
28
(22.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
98
(96.1)
136
(134.7)
112
(111.3)
109
(106.2)
90
(86.5)
76
(75.0)
80
(77.5)
60
(57.4)
75
(70.9)
70
(63.1)
71
(62.7)
97
(83.7)
52
(43.5)
63
(50.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
122
(119.6)
130
(128.8)
130
(129.2)
109
(106.2)
90
(86.5)
88
(86.9)
62
(60.0)
51
(48.8)
81
(76.6)
74
(66.7)
64
(56.5)
68
(58.7)
63
(52.7)
83
(67.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
685
(671.6)
793
(785.7)
850
(845.0)
919
(895.1)
608
(584.3)
680
(671.2)
698
(675.9)
539
(515.4)
374
(353.7)
370
(333.3)
389
(343.6)
389
(335.9)
364
(304.7)
292
(235.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,121
(2,079)
2,084
(2,065)
2,282
(2,268)
2,372
(2,310)
2,192
(2,107)
1,934
(1,909)
2,175
(2,106)
2,068
(1,977)
1,885
(1,783)
1,706
(1,537)
1,874
(1,655)
1,717
(1,482)
1,944
(1,627)
1,742
(1,406)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
312
(305.9)
230
(227.9)
247
(245.5)
284
(276.6)
199
(191.3)
194
(191.5)
131
(126.9)
151
(144.4)
146
(138.1)
149
(134.2)
210
(185.5)
189
(163.2)
214
(179.1)
245
(197.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(11.8)
16
(15.9)
4
(4.0)
3
(2.9)
4
(3.8)
3
(3.0)
4
(3.9)
4
(3.8)
7
(6.6)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
5
(4.3)
3
(2.5)
3
(2.4)
City-Data.com crime index221.9243.4255.0239.6193.7185.6201.8169.0162.2145.4155.4155.2139.7141.8

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.



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Richardson, Texas as of September 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richardson is 5,046 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 Richardson, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Richardson:

88.0
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Richardson:

66.5
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Richardson:

98.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Richardson:

82.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Richardson:

86.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Richardson:

96.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Richardson:

71.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Richardson:

98.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Richardson:

89.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Richardson:

99.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Richardson:

117.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Richardson:

151.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Richardson:

157.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Richardson:

124.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Richardson:

138.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Richardson:

118.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Richardson:

114.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Richardson:

134.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Richardson:

147.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Richardson:

169.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Richardson:

165.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Richardson:

179.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Richardson:

163.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Richardson:

180.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Richardson:

223.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Richardson:

259.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Richardson:

258.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Richardson:

250.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Richardson:

336.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Richardson:

319.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Richardson:

294.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Richardson:

284.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Richardson:

313.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Richardson:

267.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Richardson:

280.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Richardson:

285.8
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: 255 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Texas average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 253 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Texas average:

1.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 248 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 244 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 235 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 236 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Texas average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 239 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 240 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 230 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 237 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 232 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 239 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 231 (142 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 220 (133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 221 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 219 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 75081.