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Henderson County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 19,192 total crimes reported in Henderson County, Texas (2,654 of them violent). Of the 1,919 crimes that take place per year in Henderson County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Henderson County, Texas every 4 hours. This includes 25 murders, 140 rapes, and at least eleven thousand thefts (including 1,207 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Henderson County, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Henderson County has risen by 70%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 73%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Henderson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least three thousand for Henderson County, Texas in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Henderson County, Texas (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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