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Kingsville, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 15,242 total crimes reported in Kingsville, Texas (1,782 of them violent). Of the 1,524 crimes that take place per year in Kingsville, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kingsville, Texas every 5 hours. This includes 8 murders, 131 rapes, and at least ten thousand thefts (including 372 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Kingsville, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Kingsville has been reduced by 3%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 34%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Kingsville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two thousand for Kingsville, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kingsville, Texas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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