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Allen, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 14,926 total crimes reported in Allen, Texas (591 of them violent). Of the 1,493 crimes that take place per year in Allen, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Allen, Texas every 5 hours. This includes 5 murders, 91 rapes, and at least eleven thousand thefts (including 468 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Allen, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Allen has risen by 33%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 41%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Allen. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two thousand for Allen, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Allen, 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 Allen, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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