San Antonio, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
78,468
Total Crimes
5,032.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
103.20%
Above National Average
587 out of 615
In Texas
9,254 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in San Antonio, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in San Antonio is 5,032.7 per 100,000 people. That's 103.20% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 79.12% higher 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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San Antonio SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
7

How Does San Antonio Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
San Antonio
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 78,468 5,032.7 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 105 6.7 4.9 5.0
Robbery 1,965 126.0 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7,346 471.1 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 11,046 708.5 418.9 366.7
Burglary 8,172 524.1 392.8 340.5
Larceny 51,469 3,301.1 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 7,781 499.0 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 67,422 4,324.2 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In San Antonio

11,046.0
Violent Crimes
708.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
93.20%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 141.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in San Antonio each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in San Antonio is 708.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 93.20% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 69.11% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In San Antonio

67,422.0
Property Crimes
4,324.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
104.95%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in San Antonio each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in San Antonio is 4,324.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 104.95% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 80.88% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

San Antonio 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 San Antonio

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Schertz, TX 42,337 637 1,504.6 1,320.4 184.2
Cibolo, TX 32,112 319 993.4 871.9 121.4
Converse, TX 28,598 612 2,140.0 1,608.5 531.5
Live Oak, TX 16,280 678 4,164.6 3,961.9 202.7
Leon Valley, TX 11,644 553 4,749.2 4,629.0 120.2
Kirby, TX 8,841 180 2,036.0 1,787.1 248.8
Alamo Heights, TX 8,808 164 1,861.9 1,782.5 79.5
Terrell Hills, TX 5,496 85 1,546.6 1,510.2 36.4
Castle Hills, TX 4,515 307 6,799.6 6,423.0 376.5
Shavano Park, TX 4,052 22 542.9 493.6 49.4
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