Irving, TX
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Irving, 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

The crime rate in Irving is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Irving is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Irving is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Irving has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Irving compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Irving with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Irving'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 Irving 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 Irving.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Irving 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 Irving; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 432. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Irving's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Irving 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 Irving is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Irving 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 Irving is one in 325.

Irving Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Irving Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

557

6,453

7,010

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.32

26.85

29.16

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Irving 2.32
Texas 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 432

in Irving

1 in 228

in Texas

Irving VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 240,373
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 8 54 229 266
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.22 0.95 1.11

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
Irving 26.85
Texas 25.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Irving

1 in 39

in Texas

Irving Property CRIMES

Population: 240,373
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 980 4,734 739
Rate per 1,000 4.08 19.69 3.07

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

Irving Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Irving 103
Texas 29