Plano, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 Plano is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Plano is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Plano is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Plano has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Plano, and we found that the crime rate in Plano is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Plano is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Plano's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Plano is one in 667.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Plano's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Plano 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 Plano is one in 59.

Plano Crime Data

 

Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Plano Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

431

4,908

5,339

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.50

17.06

18.56

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.5
4.19
National Median: 4
    Plano
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 667

in Plano

1 in 239

in Texas

Plano VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 287,677
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 90 144 194
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.31 0.50 0.67

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
17.06
23.91
National Median: 21
    Plano
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Plano

1 in 42

in Texas

Plano Property CRIMES

Population: 287,677
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 630 3,831 447
Rate per 1,000 2.19 13.32 1.55

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Plano Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
74
28
National Median: 28.3
    Plano
    Texas