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


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

Crime rate in Midland, TX

The 2018 crime rate in Midland, TX is 189 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 66.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Midland crime rate rose by 11% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Midland has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Midland, TX is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Midland:

188.8
Odessa:

450.5
Stanton:

183.4
Andrews:

204.6
Big Spring:

344.6
Crane:

102.0
Lamesa:

485.8
Monahans:

237.8
Seminole:

96.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Midland by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(4.9)
4
(3.9)
4
(3.8)
3
(2.8)
2
(1.8)
4
(3.5)
4
(3.5)
5
(4.1)
7
(5.5)
7
(5.3)
3
(2.2)
2
(1.4)
5
(3.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
58
(56.8)
57
(55.3)
66
(62.8)
51
(47.3)
44
(40.1)
21
(18.5)
21
(18.2)
22
(18.0)
36
(28.3)
46
(34.7)
24
(17.4)
37
(26.6)
60
(42.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
76
(74.5)
76
(73.7)
94
(89.5)
85
(78.8)
65
(59.2)
58
(51.1)
52
(45.0)
63
(51.5)
65
(51.0)
61
(46.0)
93
(67.5)
59
(42.5)
59
(42.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
234
(229.3)
206
(199.8)
256
(243.7)
287
(265.9)
296
(269.6)
251
(221.2)
321
(277.6)
260
(212.7)
299
(234.8)
305
(230.0)
292
(211.9)
279
(200.8)
279
(199.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
861
(843.8)
835
(809.8)
836
(795.8)
909
(842.2)
893
(813.4)
715
(630.0)
559
(483.4)
568
(464.6)
597
(468.8)
656
(494.6)
604
(438.4)
431
(310.2)
378
(269.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,619
(2,567)
2,630
(2,550)
2,492
(2,372)
2,845
(2,636)
2,558
(2,330)
2,435
(2,146)
2,313
(2,000)
2,459
(2,011)
2,475
(1,944)
2,544
(1,918)
2,563
(1,860)
2,026
(1,458)
2,108
(1,505)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
232
(227.4)
208
(201.7)
158
(150.4)
171
(158.4)
148
(134.8)
137
(120.7)
136
(117.6)
164
(134.1)
194
(152.3)
181
(136.5)
185
(134.3)
220
(158.3)
278
(198.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(11.8)
9
(8.7)
9
(8.6)
4
(3.7)
13
(11.8)
5
(4.4)
6
(5.2)
1
(0.8)
5
(3.9)
6
(4.5)
11
(8.0)
5
(3.6)
16
(11.4)
City-Data.com crime index303.4288.9296.1297.2268.3221.0213.7204.3218.6220.4196.8169.8188.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 542 registered sex offenders living in Midland, Texas as of March 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Midland is 244 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Midland:

170.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Midland:

151.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Midland:

161.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Midland:

183.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Midland:

182.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Midland:

158.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Midland:

186.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Midland:

161.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Midland:

208.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Midland:

225.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Midland:

237.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Midland:

199.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Midland:

218.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Midland:

246.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Midland:

253.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Midland:

284.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Midland:

159.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Midland:

158.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Midland:

200.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Midland:

215.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Midland:

213.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Midland:

213.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Midland:

214.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Midland:

251.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Midland:

299.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Midland:

324.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Midland:

300.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Midland:

319.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Midland:

331.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Midland:

323.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Midland:

328.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Midland:

290.5
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 2019, including police officers: 207 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Texas average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 239 (182 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Texas average:

1.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 239 (181 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Texas average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 213 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Texas average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 207 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Texas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 227 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Texas average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 228 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Texas average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 221 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 240 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 219 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 197 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 208 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Texas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 207 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Texas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 209 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Texas average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 209 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 208 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

2.17

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

Zip codes: 79701, 79703, 79705, 79706, 79707, 79765, 79782.