Crime Spotlight: Harlingen Texas, in Cameron County

Having compiled 2019 data from the FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety, this report is intended to give an overview of crime as well as a comparison to TX DPS License to Carry issued in the affected zip codes. 2019 data is the most recent data released by the FBI - they generally release crime reports after 2 years.

Covered Zip codes:

78550-78553

LTC issued for these zip codes will be covered in more detail below the crime statistics.

Crime in Harlingen Texas (FBI 2019)

 

Percentage Crime Category Per Capita Rank
24.8% Violent crime (273) 417 116 of 533
0.0% Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter (0) 213 of 533
4.9% Rape (54) 82 92 of 533
4.9% Robbery (54) 82 62 of 533
15.0% Aggravated assault (165) 252 386 of 533
0.3% Property crime (3) 4 519 of 533
40.3% Burglary (443) 677 471 of 533
0.2% Larceny-theft (2) 3 519 of 533
8.7% Motor vehicle theft (96) 147 223 of 533
0.9% Arson (10) 15 89 of 533

Your biggest issue living in or visiting Harlingen is burglary

Based on the FBI statistics, the most common crime in Harlingen is burglary per-capita. Harlingen ranks 471st in the state for burglary.

License to Carry in Harlingen Texas issued in 2019

Data obtained from 2019 demographics reports issued by Texas Department of Public Safety.

359 License to Carry in 78550
0 License to Carry in 78551
349 License to Carry in 78552
0 License to Carry in 78553
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