Memphis, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
40
Total Crimes
1,939.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.68%
Below National Average
328 out of 615
In Texas
5,982 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Memphis, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Memphis is 1,939.9 per 100,000 people. That's -21.68% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -30.96% 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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Memphis SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
2
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Memphis
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 40 1,939.9 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 339.5 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 7 339.5 418.9 366.7
Burglary 17 824.4 392.8 340.5
Larceny 11 533.5 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 242.5 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 33 1,600.4 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Memphis

7
Violent Crimes
339.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-7.42%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 294.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Memphis each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Memphis is 339.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -7.42% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.97% lower than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Memphis

33
Property Crimes
1,600.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-24.15%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 62.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Memphis each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Memphis is 1,600.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.15% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -33.06% lower than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Memphis 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 Memphis

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Childress, TX 6,034 38 629.8 563.5 66.3
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