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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 14%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdinburg/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,635n/a (estimate)2,5462,6922,346
Murder6n/a5.86.66.5
Rape79n/a76.346.038.4
Robbery36n/a34.891.473.9
Assault204n/a197.1302.5279.7
Violent crime325n/a (estimate)314447388
Burglary281n/a271.5370.7314.2
Theft1,966n/a1,899.71,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft63n/a60.9287.0246.0
Property crime2,310n/a (estimate)2,2322,2451,958

Key findings

  • Edinburg crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Edinburg are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Edinburg you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Edinburg is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Edinburg has decreased by 21%

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The Edinburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Edinburg as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Edinburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Edinburg (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Edinburg, Texas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Edinburg are 1.06 times less than the Texas average and 1.09 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Edinburg are 1.42 times less than than Texas and 1.23 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Edinburg are 1.01 times less than than Texas and 1.14 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Edinburg (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Edinburg, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Edinburg safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Edinburg is safer than 33% of Texas cities, and 33% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Edinburg. At this time, Edinburg sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edinburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edinburg is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edinburg is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Edinburg is 1 in 40
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Edinburg, Texas you have a 1 in 319 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Edinburg.

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

      A good indicator of whether Edinburg is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Edinburg has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Edinburg has decreased by 24% year over year. The number of total crimes in Edinburg has decreased by 21% year over year.

      Edinburg police department

      ItemEdinburgTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15646,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edcouch, TX3,270177737914
      Hidalgo, TX13,4492091,0091,218
      Muniz, TX1,5742501,2601,511
      Monte Alto, TX1,6132501,2601,511
      West Sharyland, TX2,1402601,3071,566
      La Blanca, TX2,1702621,3211,583
      Alton, TX15,5815531,0471,599
      Edinburg, TX84,3993142,2322,546

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bend, OR84,4161681,8932,061
      Bellingham, WA84,4622564,5994,855
      Trenton, NJ84,5591,1692,0903,259
      Riverview, FL84,5904492,0702,519
      Champaign, IL84,6729302,4783,409
      Edinburg, TX84,3993142,2322,546
      Source: The Edinburg, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.