Grand Prairie, TX
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Grand Prairie, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Grand Prairie is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Grand Prairie is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, Grand Prairie is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Grand Prairie has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Grand Prairie has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 405. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grand Prairie's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie is one in 46.

Importantly, we found that Grand Prairie has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Grand Prairie is one in 382.

Grand Prairie Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Grand Prairie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

464

4,108

4,572

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.47

21.88

24.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grand Prairie 2.47
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 405

in Grand Prairie

1 in 243

in Texas

Grand Prairie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 187,766
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 90 138 229
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.48 0.73 1.22

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grand Prairie 21.88
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Grand Prairie

1 in 35

in Texas

Grand Prairie Property CRIMES

Population: 187,766
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 700 2,916 492
Rate per 1,000 3.73 15.53 2.62

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Grand Prairie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grand Prairie 56
Texas 30