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


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

Crime rate in Laredo, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Laredo, TX is 219 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.2 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 71.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Laredo crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 10. In the last 5 years Laredo has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Laredo, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Laredo:

219.3
Encinal:

148.9
Freer:

237.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Laredo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
18
(8.7)
22
(10.2)
10
(4.5)
10
(4.5)
17
(7.5)
9
(3.9)
11
(4.6)
8
(3.3)
3
(1.2)
14
(5.6)
8
(3.1)
12
(4.6)
10
(3.8)
10
(3.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
64
(31.0)
96
(44.7)
81
(36.6)
78
(35.0)
73
(32.2)
78
(33.8)
76
(31.5)
81
(33.0)
75
(30.3)
99
(39.4)
133
(51.9)
148
(57.1)
114
(43.7)
145
(54.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
246
(119.1)
266
(123.9)
325
(146.9)
311
(139.5)
309
(136.2)
209
(90.6)
215
(89.2)
183
(74.5)
207
(83.7)
196
(78.1)
162
(63.2)
160
(61.7)
154
(59.1)
141
(53.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
726
(351.5)
814
(379.2)
865
(391.0)
958
(429.8)
895
(394.4)
846
(366.8)
818
(339.3)
764
(311.1)
742
(300.0)
667
(265.7)
669
(261.0)
620
(239.1)
561
(215.2)
594
(224.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,552
(751.4)
1,643
(765.4)
1,878
(848.8)
2,091
(938.2)
2,164
(953.5)
1,821
(789.4)
1,790
(742.6)
1,718
(699.6)
1,425
(576.1)
1,267
(504.8)
1,040
(405.8)
1,015
(391.4)
874
(335.3)
692
(261.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9,953
(4,819)
9,661
(4,500)
10,534
(4,761)
10,522
(4,721)
10,077
(4,440)
8,740
(3,789)
8,143
(3,378)
8,586
(3,497)
8,685
(3,511)
8,144
(3,245)
7,288
(2,844)
6,646
(2,563)
5,430
(2,083)
5,506
(2,084)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
957
(463.3)
1,207
(562.3)
1,537
(694.7)
1,727
(774.9)
1,484
(653.9)
903
(391.5)
486
(201.6)
381
(155.2)
372
(150.4)
276
(110.0)
311
(121.4)
229
(88.3)
170
(65.2)
169
(64.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
117
(56.6)
115
(53.6)
101
(45.6)
43
(19.3)
32
(14.1)
72
(31.2)
95
(39.4)
86
(35.0)
82
(33.2)
75
(29.9)
88
(34.3)
53
(20.4)
71
(27.2)
37
(14.0)
City-Data.com crime index430.6447.9466.0481.3457.1373.5332.2318.7304.6293.2270.8258.2215.4219.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 238 registered sex offenders living in Laredo, Texas as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Laredo is 1,093 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Laredo:

201.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Laredo:

188.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Laredo:

216.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Laredo:

220.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Laredo:

222.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Laredo:

224.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Laredo:

232.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Laredo:

254.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Laredo:

270.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Laredo:

312.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Laredo:

328.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Laredo:

314.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Laredo:

316.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Laredo:

283.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Laredo:

264.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Laredo:

336.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Laredo:

288.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Laredo:

166.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Laredo:

181.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Laredo:

219.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Laredo:

241.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Laredo:

279.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Laredo:

313.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Laredo:

338.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Laredo:

347.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Laredo:

406.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Laredo:

510.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Laredo:

539.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Laredo:

512.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Laredo:

462.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Laredo:

460.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Laredo:

483.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Laredo:

494.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Laredo:

469.3
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 2017, including police officers: 549 (470 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 546 (473 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 537 (460 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 518 (442 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 513 (440 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 499 (425 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 501 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 507 (432 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 500 (421 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 494 (416 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 480 (399 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 479 (407 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 456 (379 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 472 (387 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 78040, 78041.