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Lake Jackson, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,781 total crimes reported in Lake Jackson, Texas (362 of them violent). Of the 878 crimes that occur a year in Lake Jackson, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lake Jackson, Texas every 9 hours. This includes 4 murders, 48 rapes, and more than seven thousand thefts (including 320 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lake Jackson, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lake Jackson increased by 3 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 45 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Lake Jackson. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for Lake Jackson, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lake Jackson, 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 Lake Jackson, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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