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McLennan County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 121,697 total crimes reported in McLennan County, Texas (12,015 of them violent). Of the 12,170 crimes that happen every year in McLennan County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in McLennan County, Texas every 43 minutes. This includes 132 murders, 1,120 rapes, and almost eighty-four thousand thefts (including 7,872 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in McLennan County, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in McLennan County has grown by 14%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 24%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in McLennan County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than thirteen thousand for McLennan County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mclennan County, Texas (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Mclennan County, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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