Gainesville, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
459
Total Crimes
2,750.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.05%
Above National Average
464 out of 615
In Texas
7,495 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Gainesville, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gainesville is 2,750.5 per 100,000 people. That's 11.05% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -2.11% lower than the Texas total crime rate of 2,809.6 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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Gainesville SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Gainesville
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 459 2,750.5 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 5 30.0 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 72 431.4 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 89 533.3 418.9 366.7
Burglary 59 353.5 392.8 340.5
Larceny 299 1,791.7 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 12 71.9 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 370 2,217.2 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Gainesville

89.0
Violent Crimes
533.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
45.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 187.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gainesville each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gainesville is 533.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 45.44% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 27.30% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gainesville

370.0
Property Crimes
2,217.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
5.08%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 45.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gainesville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gainesville is 2,217.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 5.08% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -7.26% lower than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Gainesville 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 Gainesville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Plano, TX 291,611 5,339 1,830.9 1,683.1 147.8
McKinney, TX 200,615 2,280 1,136.5 993.4 143.1
Frisco, TX 199,445 2,550 1,278.5 1,198.3 80.2
Carrollton, TX 138,216 2,555 1,848.6 1,710.4 138.2
Allen, TX 105,961 1,242 1,172.1 1,089.1 83.0
Flower Mound, TX 79,052 773 977.8 923.4 54.4
Keller, TX 48,387 374 772.9 721.3 51.7
Coppell, TX 42,181 550 1,303.9 1,244.6 59.3
Southlake, TX 33,049 397 1,201.2 1,171.0 30.3
Corinth, TX 22,090 184 833.0 760.5 72.4
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