RecordsPedia Public Records

Mercedes, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,029 total crimes reported in Mercedes, Texas (873 of them violent). Of the 703 crimes that occur a year in Mercedes, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mercedes, Texas every 12 hours. This includes 6 murders, 39 rapes, and nearly five thousand thefts (including 566 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Mercedes, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Mercedes increased by 29 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 2 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Mercedes. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly nine hundred for Mercedes, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mercedes, Texas (1999-2008)

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

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Mercedes, Texas (1999-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

Humble, Texas Crime Statistics Addison, Texas Crime Statistics Jacksonville, Texas Crime Statistics Mount Pleasant, Texas Crime Statistics Mercedes, Texas Crime Statistics Brenham, Texas Crime Statistics Hereford, Texas Crime Statistics Taylor, Texas Crime Statistics West University Place, Texas Crime Statistics Highland Village, Texas Crime Statistics

Crime Data Information

Mercedes, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Mercedes 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.