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Karnes City, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 493 total crimes reported in Karnes City, Texas (76 of them violent). Of the 62 crimes that transpire each year in Karnes City, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Karnes City, Texas 62 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 5 rapes, and close to three hundred thefts (including 14 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Karnes 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Karnes City, Texas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Karnes City has climbed by 80 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 44 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Karnes City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one hundred for Karnes City, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Karnes City, Texas (2001-2008)

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 cities like Karnes City, Texas (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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