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Bexar County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 987,675 total crimes reported in Bexar County, Texas (86,771 of them violent). Of the 98,768 crimes that transpire each year in Bexar County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bexar County, Texas every 5 minutes. This includes 1,078 murders, 5,964 rapes, and over seven hundred and thirty-five thousand thefts (including 66,640 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Bexar County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Bexar County has climbed by 35 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 39 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Bexar County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one hundred and fifteen thousand for Bexar County, Texas in 2009.

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

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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