Canton, TX Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
78
Total Crimes
2,002.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-14.64%
Below National Average
369 out of 619
In Texas
5,732 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Canton, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Canton is 2,002.6 per 100,000 people. That's -14.64% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -25.60% lower than the Texas total crime rate of 2,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Canton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
4

How Does Canton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Canton
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 78 2,002.6 2,691.5 2,346.0
Murder 1 25.7 6.6 6.5
Robbery 2 51.3 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 4 102.7 302.5 279.7
Violent Crime 7 179.7 446.5 387.8
Burglary 5 128.4 370.7 314.2
Larceny 61 1,566.1 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 5 128.4 287.0 246.0
Property Crime 71 1,822.8 2,245.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Canton

7
Violent Crimes
179.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-53.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 556.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Canton each year. That compares to a 1 in 224.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Canton is 179.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.66% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -59.75% lower than the Texas violent crime rate of 446.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Canton

71
Property Crimes
1,822.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-6.91%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 54.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Canton each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Canton is 1,822.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -6.91% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -18.81% lower than the Texas property crime rate of 2,245.0 per 100,000 people.

Canton Crime Compared To Texas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Texas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Canton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tyler, TX 108,139 3,768 3,484.4 3,047.9 436.5
Rowlett, TX 68,810 1,157 1,681.4 1,536.1 145.3
Rockwall, TX 46,867 864 1,843.5 1,717.6 125.9
Forney, TX 29,366 479 1,631.1 1,552.8 78.3
Greenville, TX 29,209 555 1,900.1 1,687.8 212.3
Corsicana, TX 23,823 920 3,861.8 3,123.0 738.8
Ennis, TX 20,557 424 2,062.6 1,868.0 194.6
Terrell, TX 19,204 564 2,936.9 2,619.2 317.6
Sulphur Springs, TX 16,322 211 1,292.7 1,053.8 238.9
Athens, TX 12,757 260 2,038.1 1,755.9 282.2
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