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Crime in Houston, TX, United States

Crime rates in Houston, TX, United States

Level of crime
75.00 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
74.55 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
64.60 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
60.75 High
Worries car stolen
60.04 High
Worries things from car stolen
71.02 High
Worries attacked
55.58 Moderate
Worries being insulted
52.68 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
40.13 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
73.66 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
72.12 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
71.24 High
Problem corruption and bribery
50.68 Moderate

Safety in Houston, TX, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
56.80 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
24.56 Low

Contributors: 114

Last update: May 2017

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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3 Comments so far

#Julia Welch on Mar 22, 2017 :
Very Scarry city. Most of Houston's areas are drug infested and high rate of crimes against people.
#Cody on Mar 20, 2017 :
As someone that spent most his life here, I can say from experience that Houston is a very scary place to live. The crime rate is high and the police don't seem to care. It has been getting worse in past few years too. I would not recommend this city to anybody.
#Terri on Jan 04, 2015 :
This is so true. The crime in Houston and the surrounding areas are on the rise. I'm a native Houstonian and I do not feel safe, hate to watch the news, it's scary as hell!