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Midland, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Midland, Texas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Midland compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Midland, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 35,109 total crimes reported in Midland, Texas (3,776 of them violent). Of the 3,901 crimes that transpire each year in Midland, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Midland, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 26 murders, 606 rapes, and over twenty-four thousand thefts (including 1,634 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Midland, Texas (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Midland, Texas for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Midland has climbed by 6 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 15 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Midland. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four thousand for Midland, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Midland, Texas (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Midland, Texas (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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