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Hidalgo, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Hidalgo, Texas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Hidalgo compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Hidalgo, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,354 total crimes reported in Hidalgo, Texas (246 of them violent). Of the 294 crimes that occur a year in Hidalgo, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hidalgo, Texas 294 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 15 rapes, and nearly two thousand thefts (including 285 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Hidalgo, Texas (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Hidalgo, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hidalgo decreased by 32 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 150 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Hidalgo. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Hidalgo, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hidalgo, Texas (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

Hidalgo, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hidalgo conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.