Annual Crime In Rio Grande City (2018)

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.
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 peopleRio Grande City/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime253n/a (estimate)1,7312,7782,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRio Grande City/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape1n/a6.851.242.6
Robbery3n/a20.598.486.2
Assault55n/a376.3256.6246.8
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)404411381
Burglary29n/a198.4410.8376.0
Theft151n/a1,033.01,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a95.8243.2228.9
Property crime194n/a (estimate)1,3272,3672,200

Key findings

  • Rio Grande City crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rio Grande City are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Rio Grande City you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rio Grande City is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rio Grande City has increased by 3%

Rio Grande City crime map

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Compare Rio Grande City, TX Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Rio Grande City (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Rio Grande City, TX per 100,000 people. In Rio Grande City, the total number of daily crimes is 1.61 times less than the Texas average and 1.49 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Rio Grande City is 1.02 times less than the Texas average and 1.06 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Rio Grande City has a daily crime rate that is 1.78 times less than the Texas average and 1.66 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Rio Grande City (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Rio Grande City compared to every other city in Texas, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Rio Grande City ranks safer than 33% of every city located within Texas along with 33% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Rio Grande City, TX is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rio Grande City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rio Grande City is 1 in 248
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rio Grande City is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rio Grande City is 1 in 58
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rio Grande City? In Rio Grande City, you have a 1 in 248 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 76. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rio Grande City, TX is 1 in 58.

      Year Over Year Crime In Rio Grande City (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Rio Grande City 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 Rio Grande City has increased by 245%, while the property crime rate in Rio Grande City has decreased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Rio Grande City has increased by 3% year over year.

      Rio Grande City police department

      ItemRio Grande CityTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3346,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
      There are a total of 33 Rio Grande City police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.6% less than the Texas average and 28.4% 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
      La Grulla, TX1,367234468701
      Roma, TX10,093217713930
      Escobares, TX2,0892581,4851,743
      Las Lomas, TX3,6463131,8032,117
      Los Barreras, TX1675473,1503,697
      La Paloma Ranchettes, TX4865533,1833,736
      Sammy Martinez, TX1155753,3143,890
      Rio Grande City, TX14,2424041,3271,731

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Highland Park, NJ14,245571,1871,244
      Carthage, MO14,2476473,4104,057
      Swampscott, MA14,250591,1051,164
      Red Hill, SC14,2514632,8623,325
      Colesville, MD14,2332831,2271,510
      Rio Grande City, TX14,2424041,3271,731
      Source: The Rio Grande City, 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.