Friendswood, TX
Crime Rates



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Friendswood, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Friendswood is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 71% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Friendswood is one in 111. Compared to communities within Texas, Friendswood‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 76% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Friendswood is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Friendswood has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Friendswood is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Friendswood 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 Friendswood.

For Friendswood, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Friendswood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1077, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Friendswood is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Friendswood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 123.

Friendswood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

71

(100 is safest)


Safer than 71% of U.S. Cities

Friendswood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

323

360

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.93

8.11

9.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Friendswood 0.93
Texas 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,077

in Friendswood

1 in 228

in Texas

Friendswood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,839
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 11 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.40 0.28 0.25

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Friendswood 8.11
Texas 25.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 123

in Friendswood

1 in 39

in Texas

Friendswood Property CRIMES

Population: 39,839
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 57 249 17
Rate per 1,000 1.43 6.25 0.43

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Friendswood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Friendswood 17
Texas 29