Hidalgo County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Hidalgo County public records. This includes arrest records, criminal data, judicial records, court & vital records.


Hidalgo County is one of 205 counties in the state of Texas that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 5,308,415, it is the 20th most populous county in Texas. We’ve compiled a list of free public records resources as well as some interesting criminal stats. If you’re looking for records about a specific person in Hidalgo County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Hidalgo County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Hidalgo County. In that year, there were 1,789 major violent crimes and 19,716 major property crimes. Keep in mind that on top of those crimes, there were also minor crimes not included in our stats.

On a per capita basis, Hidalgo County ranked 136th for violent crimes and 84th for property crimes.

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Hidalgo County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 2173 1789
Murder 14 15
Rape 229 226
Agg. Assault 1623 1281
Robbery 307 267
Property Crimes 22683 19716
Burglary 3236 2704
Larceny 18462 16206
Vehicle Thefts 985 806
Arson 85 66

Property Crimes in Hidalgo County, TX

Year Property Crimes
2006 25182
2007 26001
2008 26476
2009 29858
2010 28748
2011 24239
2012 23904
2013 23996
2014 22683
2015 19716

Arson in Hidalgo County, TX

Year Arson
2006 67
2007 91
2008 91
2009 72
2010 91
2011 104
2012 78
2013 62
2014 85
2015 66

Hidalgo County Court Records


Search through Hidalgo County clerk of court records to uncover information from dozens of public records databases. Perform a basic background check or use the resources below to conduct a case lookup, jail inmate search or a county court docket search. Some resources may contain information on warrants, sheriff and judicial records.


Hidalgo County Vital Records


The resources below may contain data related to vital records for Hidalgo County, Texas. Search through divorce records and marriage licenses, as well as death certificates and birth records to uncover information you are looking for. You may need to provide proof of identity to access some of these records.


Hidalgo County Property & Assessor Records


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