Reported Annual Crime In McAllen

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMcAllen/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,789n/a (estimate)3,4063,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMcAllen/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.44.84.9
Rape16n/a11.444.638.6
Robbery51n/a36.3116.3101.9
Assault83n/a59.0246.6237.8
Violent crime152n/a (estimate)108412373
Burglary435n/a309.4557.2491.4
Theft4,091n/a2,909.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft111n/a79.0245.7220.2
Property crime4,637n/a (estimate)3,2982,8312,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in McAllen, TX. All reported McAllen, 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 McAllen, TX overall crime rate is 5% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 19% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in McAllen, TX, the rate is 74% lower than compared to the Texas average, and 71% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, McAllen, TX comes in at 16% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 33% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in McAllen is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.33 daily crimes that occur in McAllen.
  • McAllen is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In McAllen you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in McAllen has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In McAllen (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in McAllen, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In McAllen, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the Texas average and 1.19 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in McAllen, TX is 3.81 times less than the Texas average and 3.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, McAllen, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times more than the Texas average and 1.33 times more than the national average.

How Safe is McAllen (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in McAllen, 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 McAllen, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, McAllen, TX is 52% safer than other cities of Texas and 46% 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, McAllen, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing McAllen, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in McAllen

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in McAllen is 1 in 925
The chance of being a victim of property crime in McAllen is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in McAllen is 1 in 30
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in McAllen, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In McAllen, TX you have a 1 in 925 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in McAllen, TX.

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

A good indicator of whether McAllen, 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 McAllen, TX has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in McAllen, TX has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in McAllen, TX has decreased by 8% year over year.

McAllen police department

ItemMcAllenTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)40446,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.03.3
There are a total of 404 McAllen police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1% less than the Texas average and 8.9% 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
César Chávez, TX1,7641851,2711,456
Alton, TX14,735691,5981,667
Abram, TX1,9272271,5621,789
Muniz, TX1,4232311,5891,821
West Sharyland, TX2,3082451,6811,926
McAllen, TX135,0481083,2983,406

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Warren, MI134,3985492,4202,969
Killeen, TX134,0306182,8743,492
Hampton, VA136,9042803,2813,561
West Valley City, UT132,3293354,2244,558
Bellevue, WA132,2681103,1263,236
McAllen, TX135,0481083,2983,406
Source: The McAllen, 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.