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Pharr, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 33,388 total crimes reported in Pharr, Texas (2,579 of them violent). Of the 3,339 crimes that take place per year in Pharr, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pharr, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 40 murders, 192 rapes, and at least twenty-four thousand thefts (including 1,895 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Pharr, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Pharr has risen by 25%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 11%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Pharr. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about four thousand for Pharr, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pharr, Texas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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