Edinburg, TX Arrest Records

Edinburg, TX is among the safest cities in the USA with 4.09 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 528th safest city in Texas among the 574 cities.
Edinburg, TX property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 48.34 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 3,481 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 5.04% compared to 2015.

Edinburg Crime Rate

Total arrests in Edinburg 2016 increased by 2.3% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 365 to 354 while non-violent crime increased by 2.78% from 4,070 to 4,183.

5 Crimes In Edinburg, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 3,481
Burglary 545
Aggravated assault 239
Motor vehicle theft 157
Legacy rape 61

Other Cities in Texas with the Most Arrests

Among the 574 cities in state the most dangerous is Houston with 23,960 violent crimes that’s 24.59% of total of 97,437. South Padre Island has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 37 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
South Padre Island 184.80
Port Aransas 110.23
Humble 107.04
Kemah 81.85
Webster 80.53

Safest Cities in Texas

Are you planning a move to Texas? Here are the safest cities in Texas with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Edinburg is 1 out of 201 up by 0.08% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Muleshoe and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in San Saba.

City Arrests
San Saba 1.00
Jourdanton 1.38
Danbury 2.24
Crane 2.49
Cumby 2.53

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Edinburg decreased by 3.01% from 2015 and increased by 25.53% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 282 to 354. In 2016 violent crime rate in Edinburg was 12.83% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.409%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Edinburg increased by 2.78% from 2015 and decreased by 10.08% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4,652 to 4,183. In 2016 property crime rate in Edinburg was 70.06% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.834%.

How Edinburg stands up against other cities

Edinburg vs. Mission

You’ll be in more risk in Edinburg compared to Mission that had 48.03% lower crime rate compared to Edinburg according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.7619 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5215 in Mission city.
Burglary rates of 6.2980 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.2427 in Mission.

Edinburg vs. Bryan

You’ll be in more risk in Edinburg compared to Bryan that had 31.94% lower crime rate compared to Edinburg according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.5894 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.1527 in Bryan city.
Arson rates of 0.1040 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0840 in Bryan.

Names with the most arrests in Edinburg

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 48.72% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edinburg is 0.58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 14.36 daily crimes that occur in Edinburg.
  • Edinburg is more violent than Mission.
  • In Edinburg you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Edinburg have increased by 2.3%.