Reported Annual Crime In Laredo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaredo/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,611n/a (estimate)3,7503,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaredo/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a3.14.84.9
Rape133n/a51.944.638.6
Robbery162n/a63.2116.3101.9
Assault669n/a261.0246.6237.8
Violent crime972n/a (estimate)379412373
Burglary1,040n/a405.8557.2491.4
Theft7,288n/a2,843.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft311n/a121.4245.7220.2
Property crime8,639n/a (estimate)3,3712,8312,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Laredo, TX. All reported Laredo, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Laredo, TX overall crime rate is 16% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 31% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Laredo, TX, the rate is 8% lower than compared to the Texas average, and 2% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Laredo, TX comes in at 19% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 36% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Laredo is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.27 daily crimes that occur in Laredo.
  • Laredo is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Laredo you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Laredo has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Laredo (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Laredo, 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 Laredo, TX are 1.16 times more than the Texas average and 1.31 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Laredo, TX are 1.09 times less than than Texas and 1.02 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Laredo, TX are 1.19 times more than than Texas and 1.36 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Laredo (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Laredo, TX in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Laredo, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Laredo, TX is 29% safer than other cities of Texas and 26% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Texas cities and all around the United States, Laredo, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Laredo, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laredo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laredo is 1 in 264
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laredo is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Laredo is 1 in 27
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Laredo, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Laredo, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 264. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Laredo, TX is 1 in 27.

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

A good indicator of whether Laredo, 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 Laredo, TX has decreased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Laredo, TX has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Laredo, TX has decreased by 12% year over year.

Laredo police department

ItemLaredoTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)51346,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 513 Laredo police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.5% less than the Texas average and 36% less than the National average.

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
El Cenizo city, TX3,3023142,1572,471
Rio Bravo, TX4,8804192,8773,296
Ranchos Penitas West, TX9106314,3344,965
Ranchitos East, TX2516664,5755,241
San Carlos I, TX2586664,5755,241
Laredo, TX245,0483793,3713,750

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chandler, AZ245,2311892,0832,273
Norfolk, VA244,7455423,6684,210
St. Petersburg, FL248,4297425,6236,365
Durham, NC240,1078474,1164,963
Orlando, FL250,2249416,0166,956
Laredo, TX245,0483793,3713,750
Source: The Laredo, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.