RecordsPedia Public Records

Kent County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 90 total crimes reported in Kent County, Texas (18 of them violent). Of the 18 crimes that transpire each year in Kent County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kent County, Texas 18 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 1 rape, and close to fifty thefts (including 5 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Kent County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Kent County, Texas for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Kent County has climbed by 58 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 43 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Kent County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over twenty for Kent County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kent County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

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 Kent County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

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.

Roberts County, Texas Crime Statistics Kent County, Texas Crime Statistics Kenedy County, Texas Crime Statistics Borden County, Texas Crime Statistics Terrell County, Texas Crime Statistics Sterling County, Texas Crime Statistics McMullen County, Texas Crime Statistics Motley County, Texas Crime Statistics King County, Texas Crime Statistics Glasscock County, Texas Crime Statistics

Crime Data Information

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

Share|