Stafford, TX
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Stafford has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24. Within Texas, more than 89% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Stafford.

Importantly, when you compare Stafford to other communities of similar population, then Stafford crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Stafford 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 Stafford 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 Stafford.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Stafford 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 Stafford; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 222. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Stafford is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Stafford, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Stafford has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Stafford is one in 293.

Stafford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Stafford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

83

690

773

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.50

37.38

41.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stafford 4.50
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 222

in Stafford

1 in 243

in Texas

Stafford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,459
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 26 47
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.54 1.41 2.55

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
Stafford 37.38
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Stafford

1 in 35

in Texas

Stafford Property CRIMES

Population: 18,459
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 98 529 63
Rate per 1,000 5.31 28.66 3.41

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

Stafford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Stafford 110
Texas 30