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


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

Crime rate in Melissa, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Melissa, TX is 64 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 23.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Melissa crime rate rose by 53% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Melissa has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Melissa, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Melissa:

63.7
Anna:

97.9
McKinney:

103.4
Princeton:

159.3
Van Alstyne:

127.6
Fairview:

42.4
Celina:

85.5
Prosper:

112.4
Allen:

97.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Melissa by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.6)
3
(29.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(47.6)
1
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(142.9)
8
(319.5)
3
(88.4)
3
(68.8)
4
(82.3)
4
(78.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.1)
5
(68.5)
5
(61.5)
1
(10.8)
6
(59.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(905.2)
24
(958.5)
19
(559.6)
22
(504.4)
20
(411.6)
25
(488.1)
7
(146.0)
12
(243.1)
20
(342.5)
16
(245.7)
17
(232.8)
13
(159.9)
7
(75.5)
16
(158.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(2,096)
74
(2,955)
57
(1,679)
61
(1,398)
57
(1,173)
41
(800.5)
42
(876.1)
32
(648.3)
41
(702.2)
69
(1,059)
25
(342.3)
68
(836.2)
22
(237.3)
41
(405.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(142.9)
1
(39.9)
6
(176.7)
5
(114.6)
2
(41.2)
4
(78.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(68.5)
6
(92.1)
5
(68.5)
3
(36.9)
5
(53.9)
1
(9.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index201.5264.4138.1114.295.588.145.349.091.876.260.188.241.763.7

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.




According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Melissa, Texas as of November 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melissa is 725 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
Melissa:

59.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Melissa:

32.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Melissa:

61.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Melissa:

47.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Melissa:

23.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Melissa:

34.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Melissa:

10.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Melissa:

0.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Melissa:

39.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Melissa:

41.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Melissa:

34.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Melissa:

44.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Melissa:

179.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Melissa:

95.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Melissa:

176.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Melissa:

172.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Melissa:

119.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Melissa:

53.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Melissa:

35.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Melissa:

79.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Melissa:

73.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Melissa:

115.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Melissa:

113.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Melissa:

81.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Melissa:

73.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Melissa:

149.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Melissa:

147.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Melissa:

188.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Melissa:

222.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Melissa:

345.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Melissa:

307.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Melissa:

222.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Melissa:

232.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Melissa:

182.8
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: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Texas average:

1.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Texas average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Texas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.93
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.93
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.93
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 75454.