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Anderson County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 12,907 total crimes reported in Anderson County, Texas (1,533 of them violent). Of the 1,291 crimes that happen every year in Anderson County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Anderson County, Texas every 6 hours. This includes 14 murders, 105 rapes, and greater than eight thousand thefts (including 672 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Anderson County, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Anderson County has grown by 21%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 9%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Anderson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost two thousand for Anderson County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Anderson County, Texas (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Anderson County, Texas (1999-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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