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Garza County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 441 total crimes reported in Garza County, Texas (35 of them violent). Of the 88 crimes that happen every year in Garza County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Garza County, Texas 88 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 8 rapes, and almost three hundred thefts (including 27 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Garza 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Garza County, Texas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Garza County has lessened by 57%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 333%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Garza County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to seventy for Garza County, Texas in 2009.

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

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Garza County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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