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

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Mesquite by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.7)
4
(3.1)
9
(6.9)
1
(0.8)
5
(3.8)
7
(5.3)
5
(3.7)
6
(4.5)
3
(2.3)
5
(3.8)
7
(5.2)
2
(1.4)
2
(1.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(1.7)
3
(2.4)
5
(3.8)
8
(6.1)
10
(7.6)
15
(11.4)
10
(7.5)
8
(6.0)
10
(7.5)
17
(12.8)
8
(6.0)
8
(5.6)
14
(9.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
109
(90.2)
147
(115.4)
135
(103.8)
148
(113.2)
110
(83.7)
169
(128.2)
171
(128.0)
199
(150.3)
170
(128.2)
220
(165.5)
165
(123.2)
177
(124.0)
183
(126.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
314
(259.8)
312
(245.0)
298
(229.1)
306
(234.0)
341
(259.4)
339
(257.1)
310
(232.1)
364
(274.9)
309
(233.0)
292
(219.6)
302
(225.4)
210
(147.1)
243
(167.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
594
(491.5)
646
(507.3)
689
(529.7)
855
(653.8)
908
(690.8)
837
(634.8)
926
(693.2)
944
(713.0)
1,029
(776.0)
1,390
(1,045.6)
1,457
(1,087.6)
1,704
(1,193.6)
1,568
(1,082.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,325
(3,578.5)
4,554
(3,576.0)
4,528
(3,481.3)
4,774
(3,650.5)
4,438
(3,376.4)
3,964
(3,006.6)
3,743
(2,802.0)
3,916
(2,957.7)
4,399
(3,317.5)
4,661
(3,506.1)
4,345
(3,243.4)
4,197
(2,939.8)
4,030
(2,782.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
713
(589.9)
876
(687.9)
816
(627.4)
762
(582.7)
744
(566.0)
709
(537.8)
705
(527.8)
683
(515.9)
698
(526.4)
688
(517.5)
714
(533.0)
641
(449.0)
687
(474.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
94
(77.8)
102
(80.1)
52
(40.0)
28
(21.4)
53
(40.3)
N/A46
(34.4)
29
(21.9)
17
(12.8)
6
(4.5)
20
(14.9)
10
(7.0)
19
(13.1)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)328.9347.0341.7347.2340.6338.4321.1345.0346.4390.5368.8331.6327.5
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 181 registered sex offenders living in Mesquite, Texas as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mesquite to the number of sex offenders is 791 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Mesquite, TX is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mesquite:

327.5
Balch Springs:

518.1
Forney:

306.3
Hutchins:

430.4
Rowlett:

126.8
Seagoville:

257.6
Heath:

115.4
University Park:

98.9
Highland Park:

137.1
Violent crime rate in 2012
Mesquite:

170.1
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mesquite:

153.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mesquite:

203.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Mesquite:

227.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Mesquite:

205.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Mesquite:

242.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Mesquite:

208.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Mesquite:

228.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Mesquite:

199.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Mesquite:

193.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Mesquite:

196.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Mesquite:

201.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Mesquite:

191.9
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Mesquite:

455.3
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Mesquite:

483.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Mesquite:

490.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Mesquite:

492.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Mesquite:

426.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Mesquite:

392.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Mesquite:

381.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Mesquite:

381.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Mesquite:

418.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Mesquite:

427.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Mesquite:

399.0
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Mesquite:

408.9
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Mesquite:

390.0
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Mesquite, TX collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 293 (219 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Texas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 305 (228 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 300 (226 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 307 (224 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 303 (228 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 294 (222 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 292 (220 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 282 (209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 272 (201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 265 (200 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Texas average:

2.17


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Mesquite

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

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Zip codes: 75149.


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