Crime Spotlight: Waco Texas, in McLennan County

Having compiled 2019 data from the FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety, this report is intended to give an overview of crime as well as a comparison to TX DPS License to Carry issued in the affected zip codes. 2019 data is the most recent data released by the FBI - they generally release crime reports after 2 years.

Covered Zip codes:

76701-76708, 76710-76711, 76714-76716, 76797-76799

LTC issued for these zip codes will be covered in more detail below the crime statistics.

Crime in Waco Texas (FBI 2019)

 

Percentage Crime Category Per Capita Rank
29.4% Violent crime (799) 571 55 of 533
0.4% Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter (10) 7 67 of 533
3.2% Rape (88) 63 145 of 533
4.9% Robbery (133) 95 53 of 533
20.9% Aggravated assault (568) 406 463 of 533
0.1% Property crime (4) 3 468 of 533
28.8% Burglary (784) 561 438 of 533
0.1% Larceny-theft (3) 2 470 of 533
11.9% Motor vehicle theft (323) 231 107 of 533
0.3% Arson (9) 6 152 of 533

Your biggest issue living in or visiting Waco is violent crime

Based on the FBI statistics, the most common crime in Waco is violent crime per-capita. Waco ranks 55th in the state for violent crime.

License to Carry in Waco Texas issued in 2019

Data obtained from 2019 demographics reports issued by Texas Department of Public Safety.

7 License to Carry in 76701
0 License to Carry in 76702
1 License to Carry in 76703
33 License to Carry in 76704
311 License to Carry in 76705
314 License to Carry in 76706
59 License to Carry in 76707
290 License to Carry in 76708
237 License to Carry in 76710
44 License to Carry in 76711
0 License to Carry in 76714
0 License to Carry in 76715
1 License to Carry in 76716
0 License to Carry in 76797
0 License to Carry in 76798
0 License to Carry in 76799
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