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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleMission/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,688n/a (estimate)1,9772,7782,580
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape35n/a41.051.242.6
Robbery27n/a31.698.486.2
Assault32n/a37.5256.6246.8
Violent crime94n/a (estimate)110411381
Burglary150n/a175.7410.8376.0
Theft1,380n/a1,616.51,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft64n/a75.0243.2228.9
Property crime1,594n/a (estimate)1,8672,3672,200

Key findings

  • Mission crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mission are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Mission you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mission is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mission has decreased by 21%

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The Mission crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mission 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 Mission crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Mission (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mission on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Texas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Mission (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas, are 1.40 times less than the state average and 1.30 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Mission on a daily basis are 3.73 times less than than Texas average and 3.46 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mission are 1.27 times less than the daily state average and 1.18 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Mission (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Mission in comparison to other Texas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Mission safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mission being safer than 64% of cities in Texas and 58% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Mission. In conclusion, Mission ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mission

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mission is 1 in 909
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mission is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mission is 1 in 51
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mission? In Mission, TX you have a 1 in 909 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 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mission.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Mission is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Mission has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 5% in Mission, while property crimes in Mission have decreased by 21%. Total crime has decreased by 21% year over year.

      Mission police department

      ItemMissionTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19646,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
      There are a total of 196 Mission police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.1% less than the Texas average and 25.2% 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
      Hidalgo, TX13,4493111,0401,351
      Alton, TX15,5813201,2191,539
      Muniz, TX1,5742311,3291,560
      Penitas, TX4,7283231,2901,613
      West Sharyland, TX2,1402391,3781,617
      Abram, TX2,2002581,4851,743
      Lopezville, TX3,7363041,7532,057
      Mission, TX82,2001101,8671,977

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Longview, TX82,1843993,0693,468
      Westland, MI82,2183881,5151,903
      Warwick, RI81,881911,7071,798
      Town 'n' Country, FL82,5544942,9293,423
      Redwood City, CA82,5952011,4221,623
      Mission, TX82,2001101,8671,977
      Source: The Mission, 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.