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Burleson County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,406 total crimes reported in Burleson County, Texas (280 of them violent). Of the 176 crimes that occur a year in Burleson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Burleson County, Texas 176 times a year. This includes 8 murders, 44 rapes, and nearly seven hundred thefts (including 109 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Burleson County, Texas (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 Burleson County, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Burleson County increased by 71 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 69 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Burleson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three hundred for Burleson County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Burleson County, Texas (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 Burleson County, Texas (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

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