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Dimmit County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 1,890 total crimes reported in Dimmit County, Texas (248 of them violent). Of the 378 crimes that transpire each year in Dimmit County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dimmit County, Texas every 23 hours. This includes 3 murders, 11 rapes, and close to one thousand thefts (including 129 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Dimmit County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Dimmit County, Texas for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Dimmit County has diminished by 7 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 49 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 5 years in Dimmit County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Dimmit County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Dimmit County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

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 Dimmit County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

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

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