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Crime in Houston, Texas

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CrimeHouston, TXUnited States
Violent Crime79.741.4
Property Crime63.443.5

Houston, TX, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 80. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Houston, TX, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 63. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.


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Arm pit of Texas: Houston traffic is horrible and the summer weather is suffocating. !00+ temps with 99% humidity. Crimes are a major problem, as well as air pollution and the school... (read more)re: Need real answers... - 3/31/2009: houston is filled with psychopaths - there is not one street you can walk down without being accosted by some petty criminal - crime is out of control and the police... (read more)a cesspool: Houston is a cesspool of criminals, hey come in all shades and stripes. I am an IT professional from the east Coast and I have never experienced in my life such a... (read more)Have an opinion about Houston? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Houston Click Here