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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 10%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMidland/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,167n/a (estimate)2,2612,7782,580
Murder5n/a3.64.65.0
Rape60n/a42.851.242.6
Robbery59n/a42.198.486.2
Assault279n/a199.2256.6246.8
Violent crime403n/a (estimate)288411381
Burglary378n/a269.9410.8376.0
Theft2,108n/a1,504.91,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft278n/a198.5243.2228.9
Property crime2,764n/a (estimate)1,9732,3672,200

Key findings

  • Midland crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Midland are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Midland you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Midland is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Midland has increased by 3%

Midland crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Midland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Midland (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Midland for every 100,000 residents. The Midland total amount of daily crime is 1.23 times less than the Texas average and 1.14 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Midland, is 1.43 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.32 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Midland has a daily crime average that is 1.20 times less than the Texas average and 1.11 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, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Midland safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Midland is safer than 41% of Texas cities, and 40% 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 Midland. At this time, Midland 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 348
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Midland is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Midland is 1 in 45
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Midland? In Midland, TX you have a 1 in 348 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 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Midland.

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

      A good indicator of whether Midland 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 Midland has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Midland has increased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Midland has increased by 3% 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
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Midland, TX128,0512881,9732,261

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elizabeth, NJ128,0426953,1003,795
      Roseville, CA128,2762172,3622,579
      Denton, TX128,4213152,3182,633
      Coral Springs, FL127,6731551,5061,661
      Surprise, AZ127,4921211,5391,660
      Midland, TX128,0512881,9732,261
      Source: The Midland, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.