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Lockhart, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,270 total crimes reported in Lockhart, Texas (670 of them violent). Of the 427 crimes that occur a year in Lockhart, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lockhart, Texas every 20 hours. This includes 2 murders, 54 rapes, and nearly three thousand thefts (including 158 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lockhart, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lockhart decreased by 24 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 6 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Lockhart. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than four hundred for Lockhart, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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