Reported Annual Crime In Mercedes

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercedes/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime752n/a (estimate)4,4683,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercedes/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape13n/a77.248.040.4
Robbery6n/a35.7119.6102.8
Assault65n/a386.2261.6248.5
Violent crime84n/a (estimate)499434386
Burglary106n/a629.8533.8468.9
Theft528n/a3,137.31,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft34n/a202.0247.8236.9
Property crime668n/a (estimate)3,9692,7602,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mercedes, TX is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 40% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 57% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mercedes, TX shows a crime rate that is 15% higher than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 29% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mercedes, TX is shown to be 44% higher than the Texas average and 62% 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
Palm Valley, TX1,62877077
La Villa, TX2,477114342456
Primera, TX4,13842421463
Santa Rosa, TX2,88170765835
Combes, TX2,99101,2631,263
César Chávez, TX1,7641951,2391,434
Mercedes, TX16,2714993,9694,468

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mercedes is 57% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.24 daily crimes that occur in Mercedes.
  • Mercedes is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mercedes you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mercedes has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Mercedes (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Mercedes, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Mercedes, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.40 times more than the Texas average and 1.57 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Mercedes, TX is 1.15 times more than the Texas average and 1.29 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Mercedes, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times more than the Texas average and 1.62 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Mercedes (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Mercedes, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Mercedes, TX ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Texas along with 18% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Mercedes, TX. As a result, Mercedes, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mercedes

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mercedes is 1 in 201
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mercedes is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mercedes is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mercedes, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mercedes, TX you have a 1 in 201 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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mercedes, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for Mercedes, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Mercedes, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 13% in Mercedes, TX, while property crimes in Mercedes, TX have increased by 5%. Crimes in total for Mercedes, TX have increased by 2% year over year.

Mercedes police department

ItemMercedesTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3646,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 36 Mercedes police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.1% less than the Texas average and 32.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maitland, FL16,2731632,6652,828
Welby, CO16,2734933,9414,434
Mastic, NY16,2744591,8892,348
Three Lakes, FL16,2633582,2382,597
Bellmore, NY16,260185762947
Mercedes, TX16,2714993,9694,468
Source: The Mercedes, 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.