Midland, TX
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Midland, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Midland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Midland is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Midland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Midland has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Midland has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Midland is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Midland does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Midland.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Midland occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Midland; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 361. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Midland's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Midland a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Midland is one in 51.

Midland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Midland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

377

2,677

3,054

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.77

19.67

22.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Midland 2.77
Texas 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 361

in Midland

1 in 228

in Texas

Midland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 136,089
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 37 59 279
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.27 0.43 2.05

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Midland 19.67
Texas 25.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Midland

1 in 39

in Texas

Midland Property CRIMES

Population: 136,089
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 431 2,026 220
Rate per 1,000 3.17 14.89 1.62

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Midland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Midland 42
Texas 29