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Katy, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,170 total crimes reported in Katy, Texas (688 of them violent). Of the 617 crimes that transpire each year in Katy, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Katy, Texas every 14 hours.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Katy, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Katy has climbed by 55 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 12 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Katy. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to eight hundred for Katy, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Katy, 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 cities like Katy, 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

Katy, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2006, it was determined that the agency did not follow national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program guidelines for reporting an offense. Consequently, this figure is not included in these graphs.
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