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Gatesville, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,963 total crimes reported in Gatesville, Texas (333 of them violent). Of the 296 crimes that happen every year in Gatesville, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gatesville, Texas 296 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 39 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 118 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Gatesville, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Gatesville has grown by 28%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 43%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Gatesville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost four hundred for Gatesville, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Gatesville, Texas (1999-2008)

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 cities like Gatesville, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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