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Gun Barrel City, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,192 total crimes reported in Gun Barrel City, Texas (237 of them violent). Of the 274 crimes that occur a year in Gun Barrel City, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gun Barrel City, Texas 274 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 24 rapes, and nearly two thousand thefts (including 107 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Gun Barrel City, Texas (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Gun Barrel City, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Gun Barrel City increased by 56 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 83 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Gun Barrel City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than four hundred for Gun Barrel City, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Gun Barrel City, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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