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Marfa, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 284 total crimes reported in Marfa, Texas (35 of them violent). Of the 36 crimes that transpire each year in Marfa, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Marfa, Texas 36 times a year.

Total Crime in Marfa, Texas (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Marfa, Texas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Marfa has climbed by 4 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 100 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Marfa. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to fifty for Marfa, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Marfa, Texas (2001-2008)

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 cities like Marfa, Texas (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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