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Gray County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,312 total crimes reported in Gray County, Texas (1,178 of them violent). Of the 1,131 crimes that transpire each year in Gray County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gray County, Texas every 7 hours. This includes 12 murders, 132 rapes, and over seven thousand thefts (including 394 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Gray County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Gray County has climbed by 31 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 29 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Gray County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Gray County, Texas in 2009.

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

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 Gray County, Texas (1999-2008)

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

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