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20 Most Dangerous Cities in Texas

20 Most Dangerous Cities in Texas

6. Lubbock, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Lubbock, TX

Population: 237,241
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 8.31 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 53.11 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 61.42 per 1,000 residents

Lubbock has a crime rate of about 61 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Lubbock? One in 16.

7. Houston, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Houston, TX

Population: 2,177,273
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 9.97 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 50.35 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 60.32 per 1,000 residents

Houston has a crime rate of about 60 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Houston? One in 17.

8. Beaumont, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Beaumont, TX

Population: 120,323
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 10.35 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 48.71 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 59.06 per 1,000 residents

Beaumont has a crime rate of about 59 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Beaumont? One in 17.

9. Paris, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Paris, TX

Population: 25,693
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 6.11 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 52.47 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 58.58 per 1,000 residents

Paris has a crime rate of about 59 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Paris? One in 17.

10. Corsicana, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Corsicana, TX

Population: 24,284
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 6.47 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 51.80 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 58.27 per 1,000 residents

Corsicana has a crime rate of about 58 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Corsicana? One in 17.

11. Galveston, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Galveston, TX

Population: 49,170
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 6.02 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 52.17 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 58.19 per 1,000 residents

Galveston has a crime rate of about 58 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Galveston? One in 17.

12. Austin, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Austin, TX

Population: 832,899
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 4.11 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 53.58 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 57.69 per 1,000 residents

Austin has a crime rate of about 58 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Austin? One in 17.

13. Longview, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Longview, TX

Population: 82,554
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.61 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 51.02 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 56.63 per 1,000 residents

Longview has a crime rate of about 57 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Longview? One in 18.

14. San Benito, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: San Benito, TX

Population: 25,099
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 2.83 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 52.91 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 55.74 per 1,000 residents

San Benito has a crime rate of about 56 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in San Benito? One in 18.

15. Hurst, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Hurst, TX

Population: 38,756
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.60 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 49.00 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 54.60 per 1,000 residents

Hurst has a crime rate of about 55 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Hurst? One in 18.

16. Harlingen, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Harlingen, TX

Population: 67,112
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 4.05 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 49.53 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 53.58 per 1,000 residents

Harlingen has a crime rate of about 54 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Harlingen? One in 19.

17. Lancaster, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Lancaster, TX

Population: 36,361
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 4.62 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 48.29 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 52.91 per 1,000 residents

Lancaster has a crime rate of about 53 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Lancaster? One in 19.

18. Laredo, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Laredo, TX

Population: 74,420
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 3.32 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 49.50 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 52.82 per 1,000 residents

Laredo has a crime rate of about 53 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Laredo? One in 21.

19. Waco, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Waco, TX

Population: 128,595
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.02 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 47.23 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 52.25 per 1,000 residents

Waco has a crime rate of about 52 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Waco? One in 19.

20. Tyler, TX

Dangerous Cities in Texas: Tyler, TX

Population: 100,040
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.40 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 51.82 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 51.82 per 1,000 residents

Tyler has a crime rate of about 52 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Tyler? One in 19.

Dallas, TX ranked as our #21 most dangerous city in Texas with a crime rate of 51.17, just a little lower than Tyler, TX.

Note: We use a standard computational formula to calculate our crime rates. This same formula is used by various state government criminal justice departments to calculate crime rate.

VIOLENT CRIMES + PROPERTY CRIMES = TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES

TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES / POPULATION * 1000 = CRIME RATE

Only cities with populations of 20,000 or higher were considered in our rankings.

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