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  • City in Texas

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Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 650 responses
  • Pretty safe. There are some safety concerns but I generally feel safe.
    61%
  • Somewhat safe. There are noticeable safety concerns, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    20%
  • Very safe. There are no safety concerns.
    16%
  • Not safe. There are high safety concerns, and I regularly don't feel safe.
    2%
Poll
How effective is law enforcement in this area?
Based on 649 responses
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    38%
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    33%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    15%
  • Not sure.
    10%
  • The police aren't around much, and when you need them, they aren't reliable.
    4%

Houston Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    766.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    50.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    305.5
    national  135.5
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    656.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,163.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    761.9
    national  284

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