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Austin Crime Rate Report (Texas)

Austin crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 21 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Austin for 2021 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Austin in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 5.66% and the city property crime rate in Austin was higher than the national property crime rate average by 75.86%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Austin was lower than the violent crime rate in Texas by 4.31% and the city property crime rate in Austin was higher than the property crime rate in Texas by 55.21%.

Property and Violent Crime
Austin Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Austin Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Austin Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,416
Arson103
Burglary4,344
Larceny and Theft29,216
Motor Vehicle Theft3,028
Murder and Manslaughter32
Rape534
Robbery971
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)39,553
Property Crime36,588
Violent Crime3,953
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,120
Arson58
Burglary2,884
Larceny and Theft23,382
Motor Vehicle Theft2,676
Murder and Manslaughter30
Rape924
Robbery913
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)31,873
Property Crime28,908
Violent Crime3,986

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Austin Property Crime

Austin Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Austin Crime 2019

Austin Crime 2021

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Austin Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Austin Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Austin, Texas crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Austin crime report data for 2021 was projected from 21 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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