Gainesville, TX Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
458
Total Crimes
2,779.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.22%
Above National Average
Gainesville Crime Compared To TX Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Texas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Gainesville, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gainesville is 2,779.5 per 100,000 people. That's 8.22% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 0.05% higher than the Texas total crime rate of 2,778.1 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.

For more reading on crime around Gainesville, check out:

Gainesville SnackAbility

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

How Does Gainesville Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Gainesville
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 458 2,779.5 2,778.1 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 11 66.8 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 64 388.4 256.6 246.8
Violent Crime 95 576.5 410.9 368.9
Burglary 75 455.2 410.8 376.0
Larceny 270 1,638.5 1,713.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 18 109.2 243.2 228.9
Property Crime 363 2,202.9 2,367.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Gainesville

95
Violent Crimes
576.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
56.28%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 173.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gainesville each year. That compares to a 1 in 243.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gainesville is 576.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 56.28% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 40.32% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 410.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gainesville

363
Property Crimes
2,202.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
0.16%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 45.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gainesville each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gainesville is 2,202.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 0.16% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -6.94% lower than the Texas property crime rate of 2,367.2 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Gainesville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Plano, TX 289,897 5,357 1,847.9 1,709.2 138.7
McKinney, TX 189,555 2,268 1,196.5 1,044.6 151.9
Frisco, TX 187,889 2,725 1,450.3 1,363.6 86.8
Carrollton, TX 138,216 2,555 1,848.6 1,710.4 138.2
Allen, TX 103,168 1,388 1,345.4 1,237.8 107.6
Flower Mound, TX 78,542 708 901.4 844.1 57.3
Keller, TX 48,439 346 714.3 662.7 51.6
Coppell, TX 42,415 562 1,325.0 1,254.3 70.7
Southlake, TX 32,639 461 1,412.4 1,378.7 33.7
Corinth, TX 21,352 202 946.0 889.8 56.2
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