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 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Friendswood is safer than 73% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Texas, only on the order of 22% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Friendswood. If you live in Friendswood, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 139. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40. It is for these reasons that Friendswood is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Friendswood, and we found that the crime rate in Friendswood is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Friendswood is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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 1550, 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 153.

Friendswood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Friendswood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

264

290

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

6.55

7.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Friendswood 0.65
Texas 4.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,550

in Friendswood

1 in 239

in Texas

Friendswood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,290
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 8 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.30 0.20 0.15

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)

Crime
Friendswood 6.55
Texas 23.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 153

in Friendswood

1 in 42

in Texas

Friendswood Property CRIMES

Population: 40,290
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 53 193 18
Rate per 1,000 1.32 4.79 0.45

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

Friendswood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Friendswood 14
Texas 28