How safe is Dallas-Fort Worth, TX?

The rate of property crimes, such as robbery, have gone significantly down, and the violent crime rate is just below the national rate.

Crime Index

Index Score: 7.1 /10

How we calculate this.


Dallas-Fort Worth has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

369.3

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Dallas-Fort Worth
Chicago, IL

326.0

Lower than average crime
Houston, TX

593.0

Higher than average crime
Washington, DC

273.0

Lower than average crime
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

1357.4

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Dallas-Fort Worth
Chicago, IL

1979.0

Lower than average crime
Houston, TX

1481.0

Lower than average crime
Washington, DC

1741.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.