Create Houston Crime Maps
According to the FBI, 280 people were murdered in the Houston area (Harris County) in 2011 making the murder rate in the Houston area 6.7 murders per 100,000 people. Neighboring Galveston County had a lower murder rate at 5.72 per 100,000 people in 2011. For more Houston crime stats and to see a Houston crime map, check out PolicyMap, an innovative online mapping tool designed to give you "all the data you need, all in one place, all online."
The FBI is very clear about what crime stats can be used for crime mapping. At PolicyMap, we've made every effort to go by the book. If you see Houston crime rates from us, you know they are accurate.