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Lubbock County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 151,274 total crimes reported in Lubbock County, Texas (23,615 of them violent). Of the 15,127 crimes that occur a year in Lubbock County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lubbock County, Texas every 34 minutes. This includes 130 murders, 1,166 rapes, and nearly ninety-seven thousand thefts (including 7,095 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lubbock County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lubbock County increased by 17 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 6 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Lubbock County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than sixteen thousand for Lubbock County, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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