Killeen, TX
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The crime rate in Killeen is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Killeen is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Killeen is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Killeen has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Killeen to other communities of similar population, then Killeen crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Killeen does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

For Killeen, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Killeen is one in 161.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Killeen experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Killeen's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Killeen 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 Killeen is one in 34.

Killeen Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Killeen Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

874

4,128

5,002

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.21

29.32

35.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Killeen 6.21
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 161

in Killeen

1 in 243

in Texas
Killeen VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 140,806
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17 191 149 517
Rate per 1,000 0.12 1.36 1.06 3.67
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
Killeen 29.32
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Killeen

1 in 35

in Texas
Killeen Property CRIMES
Population: 140,806
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,043 2,911 174
Rate per 1,000 7.41 20.67 1.24
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

Killeen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Killeen 92
Texas 30