Pearland, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

The crime rate in Pearland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 15 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 Pearland is 1 in 65. Based on FBI crime data, Pearland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Pearland 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, Pearland has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Pearland 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 Pearland 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 Pearland.

For Pearland, 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 Pearland than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 983, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pearland's rate for property crime is 14 per one thousand population. This makes Pearland 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 Pearland is one in 69.

Pearland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Pearland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

128

1,813

1,941

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.02

14.41

15.43

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.02
4.5
National Median: 4
    Pearland
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 983

in Pearland

1 in 222

in Texas

Pearland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 125,828
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 31 34 60
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.25 0.27 0.48

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
14.41
22.62
National Median: 19
    Pearland
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Pearland

1 in 44

in Texas

Pearland Property CRIMES

Population: 125,828
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 185 1,505 123
Rate per 1,000 1.47 11.96 0.98

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Pearland Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
41
27
National Median: 26.9
    Pearland
    Texas