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Hunt County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 30,900 total crimes reported in Hunt County, Texas (3,429 of them violent). Of the 3,090 crimes that transpire each year in Hunt County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hunt County, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 35 murders, 155 rapes, and over twenty thousand thefts (including 2,051 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Hunt County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Hunt County has climbed by 49 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 19 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Hunt County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four thousand for Hunt County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hunt 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 Hunt 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

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