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Kleberg County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 18,077 total crimes reported in Kleberg County, Texas (1,956 of them violent). Of the 1,808 crimes that transpire each year in Kleberg County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kleberg County, Texas every 4 hours. This includes 8 murders, 148 rapes, and close to thirteen thousand thefts (including 392 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Kleberg County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Kleberg County has climbed by 21 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 38 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Kleberg County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two thousand for Kleberg County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kleberg County, 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 counties like Kleberg County, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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