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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 59%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSocorro/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime342n/a (estimate)9822,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape5n/a14.451.142.6
Robbery4n/a11.5100.081.6
Assault34n/a97.6263.0250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)123419379
Burglary38n/a109.1392.8340.5
Theft232n/a665.91,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft29n/a83.2267.2219.9
Property crime299n/a (estimate)8582,3912,110

Key findings

  • Socorro crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Socorro are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Socorro you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Socorro is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Socorro has increased by 14%

Socorro crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Socorro (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Socorro, Texas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Socorro are 2.86 times less than the Texas average and 2.54 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Socorro are 3.39 times less than than Texas and 3.07 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Socorro are 2.79 times less than than Texas and 2.46 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Socorro (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Texas and all other cities across the US, is Socorro safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Socorro is safer than 78% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Socorro is safer than 72% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Socorro. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Socorro is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Socorro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Socorro is 1 in 811
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Socorro is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Socorro is 1 in 102
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Socorro, Texas? If you reside in Socorro, then there is a 1 in 811 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 117. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 102 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Socorro.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Socorro is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Socorro has decreased by 6% and the rate of property crime in Socorro has increased by 17%. The total crime rate in Socorro has increased by 14% year to year.

      Socorro police department

      ItemSocorroTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3746,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.03.3
      There are a total of 37 Socorro police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.1% less than the Texas average and 65.9% 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
      San Elizario, TX9,14499372471
      Horizon City, TX19,14235502536
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864
      Agua Dulce, TX3,0113191,8222,141
      Homestead Meadows North, TX4,8404012,2892,690
      Sparks, TX4,2084352,4842,919
      Homestead Meadows South, TX5,6595172,9513,468
      Socorro, TX32,988123858982

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Foster City, CA32,9671131,2271,340
      Newark, DE32,9412502,0852,335
      Lexington, MA32,93650228278
      Copperas Cove, TX33,0523952,1142,508
      Ferry Pass, FL33,0604772,7083,184
      Socorro, TX32,988123858982
      Source: The Socorro, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.