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Crime rate in Elgin, Texas (TX): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Elgin, TX compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Elgin, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Elgin, TX was 89 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 3.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 34.0% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Elgin crime rate fell by 144% compared to 2016. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Elgin has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Elgin, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elgin:

89.3
Manor:

207.4
Taylor:

198.0
Pflugerville:

141.5
Bastrop:

451.7
Hutto:

29.0
Thrall:

8.5
Thorndale:

330.3
Round Rock:

130.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Elgin by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(27.3)
3
(36.9)
10
(111.9)
10
(100.5)
9
(85.8)
2
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.1)
4
(47.7)
2
(24.2)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(27.3)
9
(110.6)
3
(33.6)
4
(40.2)
6
(57.2)
8
(76.0)
5
(47.9)
6
(72.2)
3
(35.8)
1
(12.1)
6
(70.7)
15
(171.5)
17
(184.2)
2
(20.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(109.0)
18
(221.2)
12
(134.3)
21
(211.0)
18
(171.7)
10
(95.0)
20
(191.6)
3
(36.1)
14
(166.9)
17
(205.8)
3
(35.4)
11
(125.8)
12
(130.0)
9
(90.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
77
(1,049)
97
(1,192)
63
(705.1)
122
(1,226)
75
(715.2)
70
(665.1)
45
(431.2)
68
(818.7)
51
(608.2)
50
(605.4)
59
(695.4)
38
(434.6)
29
(314.2)
18
(181.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(2,671)
193
(2,371)
222
(2,485)
181
(1,819)
167
(1,593)
238
(2,261)
187
(1,792)
172
(2,071)
177
(2,111)
103
(1,247)
147
(1,733)
131
(1,498)
132
(1,430)
72
(726.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(204.4)
13
(159.7)
14
(156.7)
17
(170.8)
17
(162.1)
13
(123.5)
14
(134.1)
9
(108.4)
4
(47.7)
11
(133.2)
2
(23.6)
11
(125.8)
21
(227.5)
4
(40.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.1)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)259.9297.9287.7327.0246.9203.9165.3206.6213.1191.3157.6177.0217.789.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Elgin, Texas as of December 11, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elgin is 115 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Elgin, TX?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Elgin:

75.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2016
Elgin:

200.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Elgin:

148.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elgin:

64.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elgin:

157.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elgin:

149.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elgin:

90.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elgin:

119.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elgin:

104.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elgin:

200.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elgin:

246.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elgin:

195.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elgin:

202.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elgin:

99.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elgin:

138.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elgin:

184.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Elgin:

78.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2016
Elgin:

168.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Elgin:

180.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Elgin:

229.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elgin:

203.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elgin:

234.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Elgin:

283.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Elgin:

195.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elgin:

264.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elgin:

247.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elgin:

361.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elgin:

288.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elgin:

380.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elgin:

391.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Elgin:

270.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elgin:

363.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Texas average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 21 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Elgin, TX
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 78621.