Sugar Land, TX
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Sugar Land has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sugar Land is 1 in 55. How does Sugar Land fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Sugar Land's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% of Texas communities.

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

For Sugar Land, 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 Sugar Land than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1049, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sugar Land's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Sugar Land 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 Sugar Land is one in 58.

Sugar Land Crime Data

 
Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Sugar Land Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

84

1,524

1,608

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.95

17.29

18.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sugar Land 0.95
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,049

in Sugar Land

1 in 243

in Texas
Sugar Land VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 88,156
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 11 42 30
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.12 0.48 0.34
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
Sugar Land 17.29
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Sugar Land

1 in 35

in Texas
Sugar Land Property CRIMES
Population: 88,156
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 207 1,292 25
Rate per 1,000 2.35 14.66 0.28
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

Sugar Land Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sugar Land 47
Texas 30