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Hughes County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,438 total crimes reported in Hughes County, Oklahoma (227 of them violent). Of the 305 crimes that occur a year in Hughes County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hughes County, Oklahoma 305 times a year. This includes 7 murders, 12 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 241 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Hughes County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Hughes County, Oklahoma for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hughes County increased by 6 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 75 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Hughes County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three hundred for Hughes County, Oklahoma in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hughes County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

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 counties like Hughes County, Oklahoma (2001-2008)

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.

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Crime Data Information

Hughes County, Oklahoma law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hughes County 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.