Fresno, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Fresno is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Fresno is 1 in 58. Based on FBI crime data, Fresno is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Fresno has a crime rate that is higher than 63% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Fresno compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Fresno with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Fresno's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fresno does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Fresno.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fresno occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Fresno; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 347. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fresno's rate for property crime is 14 per one thousand population. This makes Fresno a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Fresno is one in 69.

Fresno Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Fresno Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

68

341

409

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.88

14.46

17.34

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.88
4.19
National Median: 4
    Fresno
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 347

in Fresno

1 in 239

in Texas

Fresno VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,584
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
14.46
23.91
National Median: 21
    Fresno
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Fresno

1 in 42

in Texas

Fresno Property CRIMES

Population: 23,584
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Fresno Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
44
28
National Median: 28.3
    Fresno
    Texas