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Comal County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 29,211 total crimes reported in Comal County, Texas (2,402 of them violent). Of the 2,921 crimes that occur a year in Comal County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Comal County, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 11 murders, 240 rapes, and more than twenty-two thousand thefts (including 1,077 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Comal County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Comal County increased by 33 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 77 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Comal County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four thousand for Comal County, Texas in 2009.

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

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 Comal County, Texas (1999-2008)

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

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