Wichita Falls, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,547
Total Crimes
3,392.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
36.98%
Above National Average
520 out of 615
In Texas
8,228 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Wichita Falls, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wichita Falls is 3,392.6 per 100,000 people. That's 36.98% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 20.75% 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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Wichita Falls SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

How Does Wichita Falls Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Wichita Falls
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,547 3,392.6 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 4 3.8 4.9 5.0
Robbery 85 81.3 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 172 164.5 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 364 348.2 418.9 366.7
Burglary 557 532.8 392.8 340.5
Larceny 2,394 2,289.8 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 232 221.9 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 3,183 3,044.4 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Wichita Falls

364.0
Violent Crimes
348.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-5.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 287.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wichita Falls each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wichita Falls is 348.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -5.06% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -16.90% lower than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wichita Falls

3,183.0
Property Crimes
3,044.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
44.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wichita Falls each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wichita Falls is 3,044.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 44.29% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 27.35% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lawton, OK 92,256 3,826 4,147.2 3,221.5 925.7
Burkburnett, TX 11,305 239 2,114.1 1,901.8 212.3
Vernon, TX 10,312 239 2,317.7 1,852.2 465.5
Iowa Park, TX 6,369 51 800.8 753.7 47.1
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