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Mexia, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,065 total crimes reported in Mexia, Texas (425 of them violent). Of the 508 crimes that happen every year in Mexia, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mexia, Texas every 17 hours. This includes 1 murder, 32 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 145 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Mexia, 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Mexia, Texas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Mexia has lessened by 43%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 150%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Mexia. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Mexia, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mexia, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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