McAllen, TX Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in McAllen, Hidalgo County and Texas. Our statistics also include comparisons of McAllen's crime rate to Texas's and nationwide. Keep in mind that McAllen has a population of 140,269 while Texas has a population of 16,777,215.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in McAllen, TX, there were 152 reported major violent crimes and 4,637 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in McAllen is agg. assault, with 83 reported. This represented 54.61% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 4,091 reported.

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McAllen Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 21st
  • Violent Crimes: 62nd (471st per 100k)
  • Murder: 18th (101st per 100k)
  • Rape: 53rd (316th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 65th (485th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 42nd (218th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 20th (151st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 37th (389th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 15th (87th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 49th (360th per 100k)
  • Arson: 30th (177th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 178th
  • Violent Crimes: 481st (3,731st per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (403rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 175th (1,312th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 403rd (3,387th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 291st (1,525th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 165th (1,867th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 341st (3,476th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 133rd (1,351st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 405th (2,463rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 113th (798th per 100k)

In Hidalgo County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 7th (15th per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (7th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (13th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (15th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (11th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (8th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (12th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (8th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (15th per 100k)
  • Arson: 5th (11th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 140,269
  • Households: 42,225
  • Median Income: $44,254
  • Land Area: 58.357 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.401 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

McAllen, TX Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 6 2
Rape 18 16
Agg. Assault 89 83
Robbery 68 51
Burglary 411 435
Vehicle Thefts 172 111
Arson 17 5

Violent Crimes in McAllen, TX in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 16
Aggravated Assault 83
Robbery 51

Property Crimes in McAllen, TX in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 435
Larceny 4091
Motor Vehicle Theft 111
Arson 5

Larceny in McAllen, TX

Year Larceny
2006 5820
2007 6537
2008 6599
2009 6783
2010 6283
2011 5184
2012 4751
2013 4652
2014 4364
2015 4091

Arson in McAllen, TX

Year Arson
2006 23
2007 17
2008 14
2009 5
2010 9
2011 6
2012 13
2013 15
2014 17
2015 5

Texas Criminal Statistics:


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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

Larceny in the state of Texas

Year Larceny
2006 648384
2007 662930
2008 654097
2009 678353
2010 654626
2011 612938
2012 606253
2013 605091
2014 576154
2015 557200

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