Reported Annual Crime In Mexia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMexia/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime328n/a (estimate)4,3693,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMexia/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape6n/a79.944.638.6
Robbery6n/a79.9116.3101.9
Assault30n/a399.6246.6237.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)559412373
Burglary70n/a932.3557.2491.4
Theft205n/a2,730.42,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a146.5245.7220.2
Property crime286n/a (estimate)3,8092,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mexia, 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 35% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 53% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mexia, TX shows a crime rate that is 36% higher than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 50% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mexia, TX is shown to be 35% higher than the Texas average and 53% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mexia is 53% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.97 daily crimes that occur in Mexia.
  • Mexia is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mexia you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mexia has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Mexia (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mexia, 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 Mexia, TX are 1.35 times more than the Texas average and 1.53 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Mexia, TX are 1.36 times more than than Texas and 1.50 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mexia, TX are 1.35 times more than than Texas and 1.53 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Mexia (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Mexia, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Mexia, TX ranks safer than 14% of every city located within Texas along with 16% 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 Mexia, TX. As a result, Mexia, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mexia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mexia is 1 in 179
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mexia is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mexia is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mexia, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mexia, TX you have a 1 in 179 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 27 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 Mexia, TX.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mexia, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Mexia, TX has decreased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Mexia, TX has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mexia, TX has decreased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Mexia police department

ItemMexiaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2946,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.83.03.3
There are a total of 29 Mexia police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.1% greater than the Texas average and 16% greater 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
Groesbeck, TX4,3251851,6671,852
Teague, TX3,5512471,6991,946
Wortham, TX1,1132843,2143,497
Kirvin, TX1565123,5214,033
Tehuacana, TX2445213,5824,104
Mexia, TX7,5025593,8094,369

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Donaldsonville, LA7,5075793,5934,171
Sandpoint, ID7,497892,7102,799
Seminole, OK7,4933744,3804,754
Carl Junction, MO7,511261,6601,686
Sandwich, IL7,5133731,9342,307
Mexia, TX7,5025593,8094,369
Source: The Mexia, 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.