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Kilgore, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,518 total crimes reported in Kilgore, Texas (601 of them violent). Of the 1,052 crimes that occur a year in Kilgore, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kilgore, Texas every 8 hours. This includes 4 murders, 99 rapes, and more than eight thousand thefts (including 478 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Kilgore, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Kilgore decreased by 31 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 18 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Kilgore. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to nine hundred for Kilgore, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kilgore, 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 Kilgore, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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