South Houston, TX Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
594
Total Crimes
3,397.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
44.81%
Above National Average
534 out of 619
In Texas
7,574 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in South Houston, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in South Houston is 3,397.2 per 100,000 people. That's 44.81% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 26.22% higher 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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South Houston SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
3
Commute
5

How Does South Houston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
South Houston
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 594 3,397.2 2,691.5 2,346.0
Murder 4 22.9 6.6 6.5
Robbery 38 217.3 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 50 286.0 302.5 279.7
Violent Crime 94 537.6 446.5 387.8
Burglary 73 417.5 370.7 314.2
Larceny 306 1,750.1 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 121 692.0 287.0 246.0
Property Crime 500 2,859.6 2,245.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In South Houston

94
Violent Crimes
537.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
38.63%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 186.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in South Houston each year. That compares to a 1 in 224.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in South Houston is 537.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.63% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 20.41% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 446.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In South Houston

500
Property Crimes
2,859.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
46.03%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in South Houston each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in South Houston is 2,859.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 46.03% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 27.37% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,245.0 per 100,000 people.

South Houston 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 South Houston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pasadena, TX 151,421 4,399 2,905.1 2,333.2 571.9
Pearland, TX 126,111 1,924 1,525.6 1,426.5 99.1
Friendswood, TX 40,795 270 661.8 573.6 88.2
La Porte, TX 35,102 522 1,487.1 1,256.3 230.8
Deer Park, TX 33,631 618 1,837.6 1,703.8 133.8
Bellaire, TX 19,233 362 1,882.2 1,773.0 109.2
West University Place, TX 15,700 151 961.8 929.9 31.8
Webster, TX 11,545 857 7,423.1 6,808.1 615.0
Galena Park, TX 10,934 163 1,490.8 1,289.6 201.2
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