Reported Annual Crime In Weslaco

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeslaco/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,109n/a (estimate)5,2743,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWeslaco/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.55.35.3
Rape24n/a60.048.040.4
Robbery41n/a102.5119.6102.8
Assault106n/a265.1261.6248.5
Violent crime172n/a (estimate)430434386
Burglary267n/a667.7533.8468.9
Theft1,607n/a4,018.81,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft63n/a157.6247.8236.9
Property crime1,937n/a (estimate)4,8442,7602,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Weslaco, 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 65% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 86% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Weslaco, TX shows a crime rate that is 1% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 11% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Weslaco, TX is shown to be 76% higher than the Texas average and 98% 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
César Chávez, TX1,7641951,2391,434
Monte Alto, TX1,8072421,5421,784
Weslaco, TX36,7524304,8445,274

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Weslaco is 86% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.45 daily crimes that occur in Weslaco.
  • Weslaco is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Weslaco you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Weslaco has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Weslaco (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Weslaco, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Weslaco, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times more than the Texas average and 1.86 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Weslaco, TX are 1.01 times less than the Texas average and 1.11 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Weslaco, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.76 times more than the Texas average and 1.98 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Weslaco (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Weslaco, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Weslaco, TX has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Weslaco, TX is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Weslaco, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Weslaco, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Weslaco

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Weslaco is 1 in 233
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Weslaco is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Weslaco is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Weslaco, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Weslaco, TX you have a 1 in 233 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 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Weslaco, TX.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Weslaco, 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 Weslaco, TX has decreased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Weslaco, TX has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Weslaco, TX has decreased by 12% year to year.

Weslaco police department

ItemWeslacoTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 75 Weslaco police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the Texas average and 38.4% 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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Elmont, NY36,7623661,5061,873
Egypt Lake-Leto, FL36,7355973,7324,329
Oakville, MO36,7763071,6531,960
Marion, OH36,7912953,6393,934
Chillum, MD36,6846663,2243,891
Weslaco, TX36,7524304,8445,274
Source: The Weslaco, 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.