The 10 Safest Cities In Texas in 2022


To determine which cities in Texas are the Safest, we compiled data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and sorted each city’s violent crime rate. Violent crimes include: murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assaults.

Violent crime rate is calculated by dividing the total numbers of violent crime by the total population; the result is multiplied by 100,000.

The Texas sate average for violent crime is 446.5 per 100,000 people and its state average for property crime is 2,245 per 100,000 people.

What Is The Safest City In Texas?

The safest city in Texas is Fulshear, a city that is located 45 minutes west of Houston. In 2019, Fulshear had a violent crime rate of 0 per 100,000 people. There was no violent crime reported in the city in all of 2019. No murders, no rapes, no robberies and no aggravated assaults. Fulshear also only reported 87 property crimes in 2019 and had a property crime rate of 622.90.

Top 10 Safest Cities In Texas

1. Fulshear – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, fulshear

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Population in 2019 13,967
Property Crime Rate 622.90
Median Household Income $166,863
Per Capita Income $55,414
Median Property Value $549.5K

 

2. Parker – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, parker

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Population in 2019 4,951
Property Crime Rate 605.94
Median Household Income $134,495
Per Capita Income $49,405
Median Property Value $889,369

 

3. Garden Ridge – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, garden ridge

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Population in 2019 4,124
Property Crime Rate 872.94
Median Household Income $137,976
Per Capita Income $56,128
Median Property Value $669,379

 

4. Double Oak – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, double oak

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Population in 2019 3,073
Property Crime Rate 65.08
Median Household Income $144,313
Per Capita Income $56,957
Median Property Value $748,641

 

5. Chandler – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, chandler

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Population in 2019 3,142
Property Crime Rate 381.92
Median Household Income $55,279
Per Capita Income $31,517
Median Property Value $233,628

 

6. Trophy Club – 7.67 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, trophy club

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Population in 2019 13,031
Property Crime Rate 491.14
Median Household Income $153,603
Per Capita Income $60,505
Median Property Value $591,964

 

7 Lockhart – 14.21 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, lockhart

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Population in 2019 14,079
Property Crime Rate 1,093.83
Median Household Income $57,587
Per Capita Income $24,085
Median Property Value $222,160

 

8. Colleyville – 18.18 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, colleyville

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Population in 2019 27,499
Property Crime Rate 614.57
Median Household Income $163,509
Per Capita Income $78,086
Median Property Value $755,362

 

9. Helotes – 20.24 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, helotes

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Population in 2019 9,881
Property Crime Rate 819.76
Median Household Income $116,875
Per Capita Income $47,995
Median Property Value $439,507

 

10. Jourdanton – 22.04 violent crimes per 100k

safest cities in texas, jourdanton

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Population in 2019 4,537
Property Crime Rate

220.41

Median Household Income $50,853
Per Capita Income $21,079
Median Property Value $200,881

 

Top 10 Safest Small-Sized Cities In Texas (0 – 50,000 People)

safest cities in texas, tioga

City

Population

Violent Crime Rate

1. Westover Hills

685

0.00

2. Tioga

1,035

0.00

3. Palm Valley

1,249

0.00

4. Runaway Bay

1,579

0.00

5. Sabinal

1,675

0.00

6. Pelican Bay

1,818

0.00

7. San Augustine

1,850

0.00

8. Collinsville

1,951

0.00

9. Palmer

2,079

0.00

10. Stratford

2,103

0.00

 

Top 10 Safest Medim-Sized Cities In Texas (50,000-200,000 People)

safest cities in texas, wylie

City

Population

Violent Crime Rate

1. Flower Mound

79,052

54.39

2. Wylie

52,921

69.92

3. Cedar Park

80,170

71.10

4. Frisco

199,445

80.22

5. Allen

105,961

83.05

6. Mansfield

72,979

89.07

7. Pearland

126,206

89.54

8. Pflugerville

66,729

95.91

9. McAllen

144,915

96.61

10. Georgetown

78,332

103.41

 

Top 10 Safest Large Cities In Texas (200,000+ people)

safest cities in texas, mckinney

City

Population

Violent Crime Rate

1. McKinney

200,615

143.06

2. Plano

291,611

147.80

3. Irving

245,423

251.40

4. Garland

244,277

302.12

5. Laredo

264,916

315.57

6. El Paso

686,793

352.65

7. Austin

986,062

400.89

8. Fort Worth

915,237

444.48

9. Arlington

402,304

510.81

10. San Antonio

1,559,166

708.46

 

The 50 Safest Cities In Texas

City

Population

Violent Crime Rate

1. Fulshear

13,967

0.00

2. Parker

4,951

0.00

3. Garden Ridge

4,124

0.00

4. Chandler

3,142

0.00

5. Double Oak

3,073

0.00

6. Trophy Club

13,031

7.67

7. Lockhart

14,079

14.21

8. Colleyville

27,499

18.18

9. Helotes

9,881

20.24

10. Jourdanton

4,537

22.04

11. Spring Valley

4,414

22.66

12. University Park

25,434

23.59

13. Ovilla

4,232

23.63

14. Clyde

3,868

25.85

15. Clifton

3,454

28.95

16. Northeast

3,404

29.38

17. Southlake

33,049

30.26

18. Needville

3,094

32.32

19. Lytle

3,073

32.54

20. Horizon City

20,131

34.77

21. Terrell Hills

5,496

36.39

22. West University Place

15,818

37.93

23. Fate

15,378

39.02

24. Murphy

20,962

42.93

25. Smithville

4,565

43.81

26. Iowa Park

6,369

47.10

27. Highland Village

16,721

47.84

28. Sachse

26,926

48.28

29. Shavano Park

4,052

49.36

30. Keller

48,387

51.67

31. Flower Mound

79,052

54.39

32. Wolfforth

5,445

55.10

33. Ballinger

3,615

55.33

34. Lakeway

16,248

55.39

35. Prosper

24,814

56.42

36. Bulverde

5,311

56.49

37. Pearsall

10,604

56.58

38. Primera

5,103

58.79

39. Fair Oaks Ranch

10,151

59.11

40. Coppell

42,181

59.27

41. Muleshoe

5,029

59.65

42. Melissa

11,195

62.53

43. White Oak

6,345

63.04

44. Friendswood

40,735

63.83

45. Memorial Villages

12,472

64.14

46. Bishop

3,069

65.17

47. Childress

6,034

66.29

48. Caldwell

4,433

67.67

49. Bee Cave

7,217

69.28

50. Wylie

52,921

69.92

Mariska Lee

Mariska is a recovering attorney who gave up her professional job to discover new perspectives of life while traveling in a 2009 Ford Transit. She has been living the van life for 3 years and has not looked back since.

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