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Hurst, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 24,330 total crimes reported in Hurst, Texas (1,672 of them violent). Of the 2,433 crimes that occur a year in Hurst, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hurst, Texas every 3 hours. This includes 15 murders, 160 rapes, and nearly twenty thousand thefts (including 1,299 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Hurst, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hurst increased by 15 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 38 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Hurst. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly three thousand for Hurst, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hurst, 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 cities like Hurst, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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