Plano, TX
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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 51. 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 57% 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 2 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 655.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Plano's rate for property crime is 18 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 56.

Plano Crime Data

 

Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Plano Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

433

5,091

5,524

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.53

17.95

19.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plano 1.53
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 655

in Plano

1 in 243

in Texas

Plano VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 283,558
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 91 116 222
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.32 0.41 0.78

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
Plano 17.95
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Plano

1 in 35

in Texas

Plano Property CRIMES

Population: 283,558
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 736 4,083 272
Rate per 1,000 2.60 14.40 0.96

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

Plano Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plano 77
Texas 30