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Brown County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 15,776 total crimes reported in Brown County, Texas (1,620 of them violent). Of the 1,578 crimes that take place per year in Brown County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brown County, Texas every 5 hours. This includes 6 murders, 147 rapes, and at least eleven thousand thefts (including 830 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Brown County, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Brown County has been reduced by 6%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 15%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Brown County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Brown County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Brown County, 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 counties like Brown County, Texas (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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