Reported Annual Crime In Edinburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdinburg/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,537n/a (estimate)5,2433,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdinburg/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a3.55.35.3
Rape61n/a70.548.040.4
Robbery51n/a58.9119.6102.8
Assault239n/a276.2261.6248.5
Violent crime354n/a (estimate)409434386
Burglary545n/a629.8533.8468.9
Theft3,481n/a4,022.61,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft157n/a181.4247.8236.9
Property crime4,183n/a (estimate)4,8342,7602,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Edinburg, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Edinburg, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Edinburg, TX crime rate is 64% higher than the Texas average and is 85% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Edinburg, TX has a violent crime rate that is 6% lower than the Texas average and 6% higher than the national average. For property crime, Edinburg, TX is 75% higher than the Texas average and 97% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Edcouch, TX3,217000
La Villa, TX2,477114342456
César Chávez, TX1,7641951,2391,434
Monte Alto, TX1,8072421,5421,784
Muniz, TX1,4232441,5491,793
Alton, TX14,735681,7351,803
West Sharyland, TX2,3082581,6391,897
Edinburg, TX79,0024094,8345,243

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edinburg is 85% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.36 daily crimes that occur in Edinburg.
  • Edinburg is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Edinburg you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Edinburg has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Edinburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Edinburg, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Edinburg, TX are 1.64 times more than the Texas average and 1.85 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Edinburg, TX are 1.06 times less than than Texas and 1.06 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Edinburg, TX are 1.75 times more than than Texas and 1.97 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Edinburg (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Edinburg, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Edinburg, TX safer than 15% when compared to other Texas cities, and 17% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Edinburg, TX. At this time, Edinburg, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edinburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edinburg is 1 in 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edinburg is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Edinburg is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Edinburg, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Edinburg, TX you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Edinburg, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Edinburg (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Edinburg, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Edinburg, TX has decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Edinburg, TX has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Edinburg, TX has increased by 1% year over year.

Edinburg police department

ItemEdinburgTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15646,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

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Lake Forest, CA78,9401268931,019
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Kendall, FL78,5802261,4101,635
Napa, CA78,5113651,9472,312
New Rochelle, NY78,4762161,4591,676
Edinburg, TX79,0024094,8345,243
Source: The Edinburg, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.