McKinney, TX Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in McKinney, TX? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Collin County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the McKinney area. McKinney has a population of 162,898, which makes it the 17th largest city in Texas, and an average income of $81,459. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in McKinney, TX

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 265 reported violent crimes and 2677 reported property crimes in McKinney. This compares to 113,227 reported violent crimes and 777,739 reported property crimes statewide in Texas. This makes McKinney 389th in the state of Texas when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in McKinney was agg. assault, with 153 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 2,221 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


McKinney Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 17th
  • Violent Crimes: 35th (389th per 100k)
  • Murder: 18th (103rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 30th (256th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 36th (416th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 35th (208th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 34th (391st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 52nd (505th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 32nd (335th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 36th (318th per 100k)
  • Arson: 23rd (153rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 147th
  • Violent Crimes: 374th (3,251st per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (405th per 100k)
  • Rape: 144th (1,138th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 334th (3,057th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 279th (1,502nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 331st (4,656th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 439th (4,440th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 282nd (4,122nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 358th (2,291st per 100k)
  • Arson: 106th (761st per 100k)

In Collin County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (6th per 100k)
  • Murder: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (8th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 7th (17th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (6th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (5th per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 162,898
  • Households: 50,455
  • Median Income: $81,459
  • Land Area: 62.976 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.672 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

McKinney, TX Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 3 2
Rape 43 47
Agg. Assault 120 153
Robbery 60 63
Burglary 398 297
Vehicle Thefts 149 159
Arson 13 12

Violent Crimes in McKinney, TX in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 47
Aggravated Assault 153
Robbery 63

Property Crimes in McKinney, TX in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 297
Larceny 2221
Motor Vehicle Theft 159
Arson 12

Burglary in McKinney, TX

Year Burglary
2006 490
2007 531
2008 503
2009 711
2010 643
2011 626
2012 492
2013 476
2014 398
2015 297

Agg. Assault in McKinney, TX

Year Agg. Assault
2006 184
2007 161
2008 171
2009 142
2010 150
2011 163
2012 117
2013 110
2014 120
2015 153

Texas Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

All you need is a first name and last name to begin looking up someone’s criminal records. Try BeenVerified’s criminal records search.

You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Texas Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 109414 113227
Murder 1184 1316
Rape 19629 21175
Agg. Assault 65656 67727
Robbery 31181 31934
Property Crimes 813934 777739
Burglary 169234 153054
Larceny 576154 557200
Vehicle Thefts 68546 67485
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in McKinney and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Texas and nationwide.


Burglary in the state of Texas

Year Burglary
2006 215647
2007 228313
2008 230123
2009 240233
2010 228597
2011 215223
2012 204810
2013 190898
2014 169234
2015 153054

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