McAllen, TX Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,914
Total Crimes
2,015.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-14.08%
Below National Average
370 out of 619
In Texas
5,753 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in McAllen, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in McAllen is 2,015.6 per 100,000 people. That's -14.08% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -25.11% lower than the Texas total crime rate of 2,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Mcallen SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

How Does McAllen Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
McAllen
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,914 2,015.6 2,691.5 2,346.0
Murder 3 2.1 6.6 6.5
Robbery 23 15.9 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 54 37.4 302.5 279.7
Violent Crime 123 85.1 446.5 387.8
Burglary 139 96.1 370.7 314.2
Larceny 2,603 1,800.5 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 49 33.9 287.0 246.0
Property Crime 2,791 1,930.6 2,245.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In McAllen

123
Violent Crimes
85.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-78.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,175.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in McAllen each year. That compares to a 1 in 224.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in McAllen is 85.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -78.06% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -80.94% lower than the Texas violent crime rate of 446.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In McAllen

2,791
Property Crimes
1,930.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-1.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 51.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in McAllen each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in McAllen is 1,930.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -1.41% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -14.01% lower than the Texas property crime rate of 2,245.0 per 100,000 people.

McAllen Crime Compared To Texas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Texas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around McAllen

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Edinburg, TX 103,491 2,635 2,546.1 2,232.1 314.0
Mission, TX 85,052 1,436 1,688.4 1,533.2 155.2
Pharr, TX 80,098 1,619 2,021.3 1,566.8 454.4
Weslaco, TX 42,184 1,486 3,522.7 3,200.3 322.4
San Juan, TX 37,337 877 2,348.9 1,976.6 372.3
Alamo, TX 20,078 842 4,193.6 3,650.8 542.9
Alton, TX 18,632 298 1,599.4 1,046.6 552.8
Donna, TX 16,400 717 4,372.0 3,323.2 1,048.8
Hidalgo, TX 14,370 175 1,217.8 1,009.0 208.8
Palmhurst, TX 2,753 97 3,523.4 3,487.1 36.3
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