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Hardin County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 7,315 total crimes reported in Hardin County, Texas (515 of them violent). Of the 914 crimes that occur a year in Hardin County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hardin County, Texas every 9 hours. This includes 7 murders, 46 rapes, and more than five thousand thefts (including 544 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Hardin County, 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 Hardin County, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hardin County increased by 45 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 45 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Hardin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one thousand for Hardin County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hardin County, 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

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Hardin County, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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

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