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Grayson County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 40,350 total crimes reported in Grayson County, Texas (3,039 of them violent). Of the 4,035 crimes that occur a year in Grayson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Grayson County, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 27 murders, 172 rapes, and more than twenty-nine thousand thefts (including 1,986 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Grayson County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Grayson County increased by 6 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 23 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Grayson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than four thousand for Grayson County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Grayson 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 Grayson 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

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