Texas’s 50 Safest Cities of 2021

The SafeWise Team is pleased to release the seventh annual Safest Cities report.

Texas Safest Cities Badge

Here are the 10 Safest Cities in Texas for 2021

1. Trophy Club
2. Fulshear
3. Fair Oaks Ranch
4. Colleyville
5. Horizon City
6. Fate
7. Murphy
8. University Park
9. Helotes
10. Highland Village

See if your city made the top 50.

Texans’s daily concern about safety jumped 13 percentage points this year to 62%. Not only is that a huge leap from last year’s 49%—it’s also 15 percentage points higher than the national average. But those who live in one of Texas’s 50 safest cities may be less concerned due to significantly lower rates of crime than the rest of the state.

Texans are 32% more worried about crime and safety than the rest of the country.

2021 Texas crime rates

Even though Texas’s crime rates are higher than national averages, The Lone Star State boasts the lowest crime rates in the West South Central region. Texas is 28% below Arkansas, which has the highest violent crime rate in the region at 5.8 incidents per 1,000 people. And Texas reports 24% fewer property crime incidents than Louisiana, which has the highest property crime rate in the region at 31.6 incidents per 1,000.

That said, the state saw slight upticks in both violent and property crime this year. Texas’s violent crime rate saw a small 2% increase from 4.1 to 4.2 incidents per 1,000 people. Likewise, the property crime rate rose by nearly 1% from 23.7 to 23.9 incidents per 1,000 people.

Texas crime rates 2021

Level of concern and experience with crime in Texas

High levels of concern about crime and safety echo higher crime rates across The Lone Star State, but reported experiences of both violent and property crime fell year over year. Although Texans worry more than the rest of the US, 56% feel safe in the state—slightly higher than the national average of 55%. 

  • 60% of Texans think crime is increasing versus 11% that think it’s decreasing. Nationwide, 66% think crime is on the rise and 8% think it’s declining.
  • Personal experience with violent crime went down 56% year over year, with 7% of survey respondents reporting a personal experience in the past 12 months, compared to 16% last year.
  • Personal experience with property crime also went down 39% year over year, from 23% in 2020 to 14% this year. 

Package theft was the most experienced crime in Texas, with 21% falling victim to porch pirates in the past 12 months (US 20%).

Texas concern and experience with crime 2021

Crime concerns in Texas

We asked Texas residents which crimes they worry may happen to them. See if Texans are concerned about the same crime issues as the rest of the country.

Texas crime concerns 2021

View the complete 2021 State of Safety report.

Violent crime in Texas: Fear vs. reality

Concern about violent crime is 11 percentage points higher in Texas than the rest of the US. That jump in concern reflects a rising violent crime rate statewide. Texans expressed the second-highest overall concern about gun violence.

  • 61% said they worry about gun violence every day (US 53%).
  • 53% are most worried about a gun violence incident happening to them (US 38%).
  • Texas saw 34 mass shooting incidents in 2020, compared to 30 in 2019.
  • There were 258 officer-involved shooting incidents statewide in 2020, up from 247 in 2019.
  • 47% of survey respondents worry about police violence daily (US 40%), but a full 60% have confidence in law enforcement (US 56%).
  • The safest cities in Texas have 83% fewer violent crime incidents per 1,000 people than the rest of the state. 
  • 48% of survey participants use some form of personal protection—41% higher than the national average of 34%.
  • 50% say their personal safety has been affected by the pandemic (US 44%), and 70% worry about the pandemic every day (US 62%).
Texas violent crime rates, 2019–2021

Property crime in Texas: Fear vs. reality

Texans are 45% more concerned about property crime than the most Americans. Those higher concerns mirror a rising property crime rate in the state. 

  • Overall, property crime is the crime that Texans are most worried will happen to them, and it accounts for 85% of all crime reported to the FBI by Texas law enforcement agencies.
  • The safest cities in Texas have 67% fewer property crime incidents per 1,000 people than the rest of the state. 
  • Larceny-theft is the most prevalent property crime, accounting for 72% of all reported incidents.
  • Burglary makes up 16% of all property crime in the state, but just 12% among the safest cities.
  • 65% of Texas survey participants use some form of property protection (US 62%) with dogs nabbing first place—33% use dogs or another guard animal to help protect their home.
  • 42% say the security of their property has been affected by the pandemic (US 29%).
Texas property crime rates 2019–2021

A closer look at the safest cities in Texas

For the purposes of this report, the terms “dangerous” and “safest” refer explicitly to crime rates as calculated from FBI crime data—no other characterization of any community is implied or intended.

  • 266 cities met criteria to be considered for ranking.
  • Trophy Club jumped three spots to be named the number one safest city in The Lone Star State.
  • Fulshear slipped 1 spot to number 2 this year.
  • Pflugerville made its debut on our list at number 48.
  • 29 cities improved their ranking this year, with Prosper making the biggest leap from 91 to 23.
  • 20 cities fell in rank this year, with Fredericksburg seeing the biggest drop from number 42 to 49. 
  • Only 1 city—Southlake—held onto its ranking year over year. Southlake is once again the twenty-ninth safest city in Texas.
  • 82% (41) of the cities reported 0 counts of murder, and no safest city reported more than 2 murders.
  • 3 of the safest cities have populations over 100,000: Allen, Frisco, and McKinney, making their low crime rates even more impressive.
  • 32% (16) of the cities reported fewer than 100 total property crimes, and only 3 cities reported more than 1,000 property crimes (Allen, Frisco, and McKinney).
  • The safest cities in Texas average 0.7 violent crime incidents and 8.0 property crime incidents per 1,000 people (81% and 62% below national averages, respectively).
Safest Cities in Texas 2021

The 50 Safest Cities in Texas

Trophy Club, Texas
#1
Trophy Club
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+3
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    13,031
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $142,483
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.1, 0.2, 0.2
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    4.9, 5.3, 6.8
Fulshear, Texas
#2
Fulshear
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-1
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    13,967
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $175,242
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.0, 0.1, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.2, 4.4, 6.6
Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
#3
Fair Oaks Ranch
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+4
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    10,151
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $125,806
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 0.4, 0.3
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    2.8, 4.6, 4.6
Colleyville, Texas
#4
Colleyville
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+2
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    27,499
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $175,369
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.2, 0.3, 0.2
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.1, 5.5, 5.8
Horizon City, Texas
#5
Horizon City
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+7
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    20,131
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $57,983
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.3, 0.6, 0.8
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    5.0, 5.6, 6.0
Fate, Texas
#6
Fate
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+5
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    15,378
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $108,237
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.4, 0.7, 0.9
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    4.7, 4.8, 3.5
Murphy, Texas
#7
Murphy
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+3
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    20,962
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $132,589
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.4, 0.5, 0.3
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    5.0, 5.4, 6.1
University Park, Texas
#8
University Park
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+13
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    25,434
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $214,477
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.2, 0.2, 0.4
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    7.4, 11.8, 12.5
Helotes, Texas
#9
Helotes
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+43
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    9,881
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $131,379
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.2, 0.6, 0.9
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.2, 16.3, 15.9
Highland Village, Texas
#10
Highland Village
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+5
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    16,721
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $143,854
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.5, 0.5, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.5, 7.9, 9.9
#11
Sachse
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+6
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)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    26,926
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $101,253
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.5, 0.6, 0.5
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.9, 7.7, 11.2
West University Place, Texas
#12
West University Place
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-4
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    15,818
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $250,000
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.4, 0.1, 0.6
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    7.8, 7.0, 8.7
Memorial Villages, Texas
#13
Memorial Villages
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-4
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    12,472
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $85,092
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 0.3, 0.1
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.0, 5.8, 6.9
San Elizario, Texas
#14
San Elizario
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-11
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    9,129
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $33,588
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.0, 0.4, N/A
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    3.7, 3.1, N/A
Keller, Texas
#15
Keller
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-1
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    48,387
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $133,266
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.5, 0.5, 0.5
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    7.2, 6.6, 6.3
Friendswood, Texas
#16
Friendswood
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+8
Up
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    40,735
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $104,097
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 0.8, 0.9
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.5, 8.2, 8.0
Melissa, Texas
#17
Melissa
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+1
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    11,195
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $113,532
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 0.9, 0.4
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.8, 5.7, 3.7
Joshua, Texas
#18
Joshua
(
+64
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    8,115
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $58,586
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.7, 1.6, 1.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.7, 15.3, 15.0
Lockhart, Texas
#19
Lockhart
(
+21
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    14,079
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $56,214
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.1, 0.9, 2.6
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    10.9, 12.3, 20.3
Wylie, Texas
#20
Wylie
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+6
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    52,921
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $93,637
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.7, 1.0, 0.9
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    7.2, 7.8, 8.7
Celina, Texas
#21
Celina
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+22
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    13,977
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $112,176
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.9, 1.4, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    6.7, 8.3, 13.0
Corinth, Texas
#22
Corinth
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-2
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    22,090
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $96,670
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.7, 0.6, 1.3
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    7.6, 8.9, 12.2
Prosper, Texas
#23
Prosper
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+68
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    24,814
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $140,815
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 2.8, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.8, 8.3, 11.2
Lakeway, Texas
#24
Lakeway
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+22
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    16,248
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $131,230
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 1.4, 1.3
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.0, 9.8, 11.1
Flower Mound, Texas
#25
Flower Mound
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-6
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    79,052
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $134,184
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.5, 0.6, 0.6
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.2, 8.4, 9.2
Cedar Park, Texas
#26
Cedar Park
(
+28
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    80,170
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $101,845
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.7, 1.2, 1.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.4, 12.2, 13.9
Fairview, Texas
#27
Fairview
(
-22
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    9,350
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $92,159
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.3, 0.2, 0.1
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    4.5, 5.7, 6.4
Manvel, Texas
#28
Manvel
(
-3
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    12,721
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $94,956
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.8, 1.2, 0.9
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.2, 6.5, 11.1
Southlake, Texas
#29
Southlake
(
-0-
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    33,049
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $230,700
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.3, 0.3, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    11.7, 13.8, 11.7
Heath, Texas
#30
Heath
(
-14
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    9,179
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $155,488
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.3, 0.8, 0.5
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    5.0, 6.0, 7.2
Crystal City, Texas
#31
Crystal City
(
+1
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    7,283
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $32,553
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.2, 1.2, 2.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    5.6, 8.1, 8.1
Elgin, Texas
#32
Elgin
(
+6
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    10,475
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $46,819
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.8, 1.2, N/A
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.3, 3.5, N/A
#33
Hewitt
(
+30
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    15,019
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $73,600
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.9, 1.2, 1.2
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.3, 14.0, 11.9
Canyon, Texas
#34
Canyon
(
-11
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    16,312
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $56,140
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.9, 0.9, 1.5
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.4, 7.7, 6.1
#35
Graham
(
+32
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    8,670
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $41,875
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.2, 2.3, 2.4
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.0, 6.7, 12.3
Leander, Texas
#36
Leander
(
-8
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    61,314
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $92,426
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.1, 0.9, 1.3
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.5, 9.3, 11.3
Pearsall, Texas
#37
Pearsall
(
+62
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    10,604
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $43,140
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 1.3, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    12.5, 19.9, 21.0
Georgetown, Texas
#38
Georgetown
(
-5
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    78,332
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $71,410
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.0, 1.0, 1.2
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.3, 9.8, 9.8
Coppell, Texas
#39
Coppell
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-4
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    42,181
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $123,802
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.6, 0.7, 0.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    12.4, 12.5, 12.7
Allen, Texas
#40
Allen
(
+7
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    105,961
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $106,736
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.8, 1.1, 1.0
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    10.9, 12.4, 12.5
Mansfield, Texas
#41
Mansfield
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-2
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    72,979
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $96,253
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.9, 1.0, 1.2
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    10.5, 10.8, 12.0
Santa Fe, Texas
#42
Santa Fe
(
+15
Up
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    13,657
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $71,299
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.1, 1.3, 0.9
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.3, 12.6, 13.4
Anna, Texas
#43
Anna
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+12
Up
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    15,253
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $88,065
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.2, 1.2, 0.4
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.9, 12.8, 11.3
Cibolo, Texas
#44
Cibolo
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-10
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    32,112
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $97,277
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.2, 1.2, 1.1
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.7, 8.8, 9.7
Socorro, Texas
#45
Socorro
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-14
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    34,841
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $34,339
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.2, 1.3, 1.4
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.6, 7.3, 8.8
#46
Whitehouse
(
-24
Down
)
  • Circle Population
    Population
    8,945
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $68,417
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.3, 1.1, 4.2
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    8.0, 6.3, 9.3
Frisco, Texas
#47
Frisco
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-2
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    199,445
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $127,133
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    0.8, 0.9, 1.0
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    12.0, 13.6, 14.9
Pflugerville, Texas
#48
Pflugerville
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New
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    66,729
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $88,232
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.0, N/A, 1.7
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    12.4, N/A, 15.8
Fredericksburg, Texas
#49
Fredericksburg
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-7
Down
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    11,562
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $49,888
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.1, 1.1, 0.8
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    11.3, 10.4, 12.8
#50
McKinney
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+6
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  • Circle Population
    Population
    200,615
  • Circle Dollar
    Median Income
    $89,964
  • Circle Gun
    VC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    1.4, 1.5, 1.5
  • Circle Property
    PC Rate 2021, 2020, 2019
    9.9, 10.4, 13.4

How we determined the safest cities

Learn how we identified the safest cities on our methodology page.

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Didn't find your city in the top 50?

We calculated crime rates for every city in the state that met our population threshold, based on the state’s median population. See how the remaining cities ranked in the list below.

NOTE: If you don’t see your city on the list, it means that it was below the population threshold or didn’t submit a complete crime report to the FBI in 2019.

2021 Rank
City
Population
VC per 1,000Icon Tooltip  Dark
PC per 1,000Icon Tooltip  Dark
51Seminole7.78K1.410.7
52Roanoke9.56K1.311.8
53Missouri City75.75K1.410.7
54Forney25.37K1.311.9
55Perryton8.58K1.312.1
56League City109.40K1.113.6
57Ennis20.10K0.816.6
58Woodway9.03K1.810.1
59Buda18.15K1.114.9
60Pearland126.21K0.916.4
61Kyle49.86K1.413.2
62Seabrook14.61K1.413.6
63Lumberton13.08K1.711.5
64Alamo Heights8.81K0.817.8
65Rockwall46.10K1.116.1
66Royse City13.54K1.612.4
67Roma11.53K2.19.4
68Del Rio35.95K1.117.0
69Azle13.69K1.017.2
70Sulphur Springs16.22K2.010.4
71Rio Grande City14.61K1.018.4
72Lago Vista7.26K2.57.7
73Silsbee6.65K2.110.4
74Bellaire19.23K1.117.7
75Weatherford32.66K1.514.8
76Round Rock132.75K1.216.8
77Deer Park34.17K1.416.1
78Portland17.60K1.118.1
79Schertz42.34K1.813.2
80Bee Cave7.22K0.721.5
81Seagoville17.12K0.820.7
82Benbrook23.87K1.615.4
83Watauga24.69K1.615.5
84Galena Park10.93K2.012.9
85Plano291.61K1.516.8
86Kerrville23.90K2.112.6
87Mission85.71K1.218.9
88Highland Park9.25K1.020.8
89Boerne18.14K1.318.7
90Richardson123.89K1.418.4
91Gatesville12.31K1.916.4
92Bonham10.40K1.916.1
93Saginaw24.38K1.816.8
94White Settlement18.13K1.419.8
95Dumas14.29K1.717.6
96New Braunfels88.71K2.512.6
97Jacinto City10.63K1.221.4
98Sealy6.59K1.718.4
99Harker Heights32.53K2.016.3
100Kennedale8.79K2.215.1
101Stephenville21.75K1.818.1
102College Station119.25K1.917.6
103La Porte35.62K2.314.6
104Fort Stockton8.40K3.28.6
105Burleson48.74K2.314.9
106McAllen144.92K1.024.8
107Eagle Pass29.85K1.223.0
108Red Oak13.43K1.322.9
109North Richland Hills71.82K2.017.8
110Brownfield9.27K2.713.1
111Angleton19.66K2.514.1
112Ingleside10.37K2.216.8
113Selma12.05K1.621.4
114Belton22.74K1.919.0
115Farmers Branch41.93K1.522.4
116Euless58.14K1.820.4
117Hidalgo14.28K3.58.8
118Lake Dallas8.05K2.714.5
119The Colony44.36K2.814.5
120Burkburnett11.31K2.119.0
121Vidor10.50K1.921.1
122Floresville7.97K2.418.4
123Lewisville108.0K2.219.7
124Denton141.49K2.318.8
125Kirby8.84K2.517.9
126Kaufman7.58K2.219.7
127Port Neches12.81K2.915.5
128Bridgeport6.67K3.312.6
129Grand Prairie196.97K2.221.0
130La Feria7.34K2.618.4
131Mont Belvieu6.65K1.725.3
132Pharr80.90K2.917.6
133Dayton8.46K1.726.9
134Lampasas8.07K1.925.5
135Jersey Village8.01K2.223.1
136Dickinson21.10K3.117.7
137Cedar Hill48.87K2.025.6
138Laredo264.92K3.217.7
139El Paso686.79K3.515.1
140Lake Jackson27.62K2.125.4
141Bedford49.77K2.920.3
142Mineral Wells14.87K1.530.7
143Greenville28.61K2.722.2
144Alvin27.16K2.424.5
145Taylor17.41K2.424.8
146Temple77.56K2.822.2
147Glenn Heights13.52K3.318.4
148Irving245.42K2.524.4
149Cleburne30.86K3.319.1
150Liberty9.47K2.722.8
151Beeville12.87K2.227.0
152Kilgore15.05K3.121.0
153Decatur7.12K1.134.7
154Crowley16.03K2.426.1
155Seguin30.24K2.823.6
156Nederland17.56K3.518.9
157Rosenberg38.94K3.817.6
158Richmond12.09K3.718.5
159Andrews14.13K4.215.5
160DeSoto54.03K3.322.0
161Hillsboro8.48K2.030.9
162Hondo9.46K3.818.3
163Haltom City44.58K2.826.3
164Lacy-Lakeview6.72K2.528.9
165Freeport12.21K3.721.0
166Garland244.28K3.025.8
167Manor12.38K3.920.1
168Denison25.43K4.218.2
169Athens12.81K3.722.1
170San Marcos66.28K3.623.1
171Edinburg100.90K2.829.3
172Copperas Cove32.69K3.921.1
173Nacogdoches33.61K3.325.7
174Killeen151.83K3.822.6
175Pleasanton10.91K3.326.5
176Monahans7.77K4.617.4
177Clute11.74K3.922.5
178Hurst39.20K2.135.8
179Orange18.47K4.718.1
180Forest Hill13.03K2.831.7
181Terrell18.40K2.434.3
182Abilene123.67K3.725.2
183Vernon10.31K4.718.5
184Lancaster39.80K3.725.5
185Dalhart8.34K4.222.3
186Universal City21.06K3.527.4
187Bryan86.63K4.322.3
188Converse28.60K5.316.1
189Live Oak16.28K2.039.6
190Brownsville184.42K4.224.7
191Elsa7.23K2.834.9
192Leon Valley11.64K1.246.3
193El Campo11.62K3.529.9
194Wichita Falls104.55K3.530.4
195San Juan37.54K4.622.9
196Sherman43.0K4.226.1
197San Angelo101.07K3.531.4
198Texas City49.66K4.028.2
199Tyler106.85K3.830.0
200Wharton8.63K4.624.6
201Rockport10.85K2.440.6
202Brownwood18.65K3.334.8
203Groves15.60K5.419.5
204Fort Worth915.24K4.426.9
205Granbury10.75K2.441.3
206South Houston17.66K4.625.7
207Brenham17.38K5.420.8
208Marble Falls7.05K3.335.6
209Duncanville39.43K4.427.8
210Gainesville16.69K5.322.2
211Hereford14.73K5.521.0
212Uvalde16.23K3.337.6
213Navasota7.80K4.727.2
214Katy19.97K3.039.7
215Longview81.78K4.629.5
216Los Fresnos7.99K6.615.5
217Weslaco41.73K3.736.6
218Palestine18.06K5.524.9
219Pasadena153.69K5.525.1
220Arlington402.30K5.128.1
221Cuero8.26K5.922.3
222Austin986.06K4.037.1
223Victoria67.58K5.129.2
224Kingsville25.40K5.129.6
225Port Arthur55.08K6.221.8
226Baytown77.71K4.236.5
227Galveston50.80K4.832.3
228Mount Pleasant16.31K5.528.5
229Mercedes16.88K4.039.5
230Richland Hills8.06K4.835.5
231Mesquite143.08K4.836.3
232Waco139.87K5.732.9
233Jasper7.65K3.747.5
234Stafford18.38K5.932.2
235La Marque17.09K4.245.4
236Big Spring28.28K5.437.1
237Texarkana37.40K4.245.7
238Addison16.34K4.943.0
239Harlingen65.48K4.248.1
240Henderson13.23K5.638.7
241Lufkin35.56K5.243.8
242Pecos10.45K8.917.8
243Balch Springs25.51K6.535.5
244Alamo19.90K4.649.2
245Alice18.86K5.544.0
246Corsicana23.82K7.431.2
247San Benito24.39K6.638.8
248Amarillo201.04K7.239.0
249Pampa17.15K7.438.1
250Corpus Christi329.32K7.934.5
251San Antonio1559.17K7.143.2
252Dallas1363.30K8.633.2
253Gonzales7.66K10.621.9
254Cleveland8.28K5.958.4
255Paris24.79K10.228.8
256Lamesa9.0K8.244.2
257Odessa123.47K10.429.4
258Levelland13.53K10.329.9
259Raymondville10.89K11.622.3
260Donna16.72K8.347.1
261Beaumont118.56K10.536.2
262Lubbock259.21K10.146.1
263Houston2355.61K10.743.2
264Snyder11.16K14.320.2
265Bellmead10.82K9.259.2
266Humble16.16K11.7104.0

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  • Bradley Greenwood

    One thing is certain… Odessa/Midland is a *$@&-hole.