Reported Annual Crime In Melissa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelissa/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime91n/a (estimate)1,1193,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelissa/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.35.35.3
Rape0n/a0.048.040.4
Robbery1n/a12.3119.6102.8
Assault5n/a61.5261.6248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)86434386
Burglary13n/a159.9533.8468.9
Theft68n/a836.21,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a36.9247.8236.9
Property crime84n/a (estimate)1,0332,7602,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Melissa, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Melissa, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Melissa, TX crime rates are 65% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 61% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Melissa, TX has a rate that is 80% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 78% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Melissa, TX is 63% lower than its state's mean, and 58% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairview, TX7,88223610633
Lowry Crossing, TX1,813103658761
Celina, TX6,558161718879
Lucas, TX5,9281418981,039
Anna, TX9,108741,0951,169
Allen, TX89,845791,1311,211
Gunter, TX1,5691651,0511,216
Melissa, TX5,675861,0331,119

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melissa is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.07 daily crimes that occur in Melissa.
  • Melissa is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melissa you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melissa has increased by 54%.

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Daily Crime In Melissa (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Melissa, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Melissa, TX the total number of daily crimes is 2.85 times less than the Texas average and 2.54 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Melissa, TX are 5.05 times less than the Texas average and 4.49 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Melissa, TX has a daily crime rate that is 2.67 times less than the Texas average and 2.37 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Melissa (higher is better)

How safe is Melissa, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Melissa, TX is safer than 92% of the cities in Texas and 86% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Melissa, TX. Overall, Melissa, TX is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melissa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melissa is 1 in 1162
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melissa is 1 in 97
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melissa is 1 in 90
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Melissa, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Melissa, TX you have a 1 in 1162 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 97 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Melissa, TX.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Melissa, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Melissa, TX has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Melissa, TX has increased by 60%, and the total amount of crime in Melissa, TX has increased by 54% year to year.

Melissa police department

ItemMelissaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)946,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 9 Melissa police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.3% less than the Texas average and 44.2% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Tucson, AZ5,6755943,7644,358
Belle Fourche, SD5,6772281,3301,558
Sinton, TX5,6789213,1974,117
Chena Ridge, AK5,6715232,1812,704
Conley, GA5,6795053,8094,314
Melissa, TX5,675861,0331,119
Source: The Melissa, 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.