Reported Annual Crime In Midland

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMidland/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,054n/a (estimate)2,1983,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMidland/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.45.05.3
Rape37n/a26.651.141.7
Robbery59n/a42.5114.098.0
Assault279n/a200.8268.8248.9
Violent crime377n/a (estimate)271439383
Burglary431n/a310.2473.7430.4
Theft2,026n/a1,458.01,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft220n/a158.3240.4237.4
Property crime2,677n/a (estimate)1,9272,5632,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Midland, 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 27% lower than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 20% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Midland, TX shows a crime rate that is 38% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 29% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Midland, TX is shown to be 25% lower than the Texas average and 18% lower than the national average.
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The Midland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Midland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Midland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Midland is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.02 daily crimes that occur in Midland.
  • Midland is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Midland you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Midland has decreased by 23%.

Compare Midland, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Midland (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Midland, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Midland, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.37 times less than the Texas average and 1.25 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Midland, TX is 1.62 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.41 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Midland, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.33 times less than the Texas average and 1.23 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Midland (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Midland, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Midland, TX safer than 46% when compared to other Texas cities, and 44% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Midland, TX. At this time, Midland, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Midland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Midland is 1 in 369
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Midland is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Midland is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Midland, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Midland, TX you have a 1 in 369 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 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Midland, TX.

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

A good indicator of whether Midland, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Midland, TX has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Midland, TX has decreased by 24% year over year. The number of total crimes in Midland, TX has decreased by 23% year over year.

Midland police department

ItemMidlandTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)22846,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 228 Midland police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.4% less than the Texas average and 39.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Midland, TX128,0512711,9272,198

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elizabeth, NJ128,0427973,5424,339
Roseville, CA128,2761762,4602,636
Denton, TX128,4213042,2592,563
Coral Springs, FL127,6731891,9832,172
Surprise, AZ127,492891,7891,877
Midland, TX128,0512711,9272,198
Source: The Midland, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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