The city of Mexico, with a total population of 11,709, experienced 1,062 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 267.32 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 15.55% difference making Mexico lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 15 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Mexico also handled 298 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Laddonia and Martinsburg, Mexico is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 35.6%, the least crimes have committed people between 41-50 - 10.6%.
The city of Mexico experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Mexico totaled 15 violent crimes and 298 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Mexico experienced 265 violent crimes. Of those, another 40 were for legacy rape, 49 were for robbery, and 176 were for aggravated assault.