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Tyler, Texas Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Tyler, Texas. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Tyler compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Tyler, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 44,712 total crimes reported in Tyler, Texas (4,998 of them violent). Of the 5,589 crimes that take place per year in Tyler, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Tyler, Texas 16 times per day. This includes 39 murders, 414 rapes, and at least thirty-two thousand thefts (including 2,050 car thefts).

Total Crime in Tyler, Texas (2000, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Tyler, Texas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Tyler has been reduced by 22%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 3%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Tyler. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five thousand for Tyler, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Tyler, Texas (2000, 2002-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Tyler, Texas (2000, 2002-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Tyler, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Tyler conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.