Missouri City, TX
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The crime rate in Missouri City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Missouri City is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Missouri City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Missouri City has a crime rate that is higher than 57% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Missouri City 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 Missouri City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 498. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Missouri City's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Missouri City 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 Missouri City is one in 57.

Missouri City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Missouri City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

149

1,310

1,459

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.01

17.67

19.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Missouri City 2.01
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 498

in Missouri City

1 in 243

in Texas
Missouri City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 74,139
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 25 59 64
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.34 0.80 0.86
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
Missouri City 17.67
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Missouri City

1 in 35

in Texas
Missouri City Property CRIMES
Population: 74,139
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 231 971 108
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.10 1.46
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

Missouri City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Missouri City 49
Texas 30