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Midland County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 38,303 total crimes reported in Midland County, Texas (4,144 of them violent). Of the 3,830 crimes that happen every year in Midland County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Midland County, Texas every 2 hours. This includes 27 murders, 633 rapes, and almost twenty-six thousand thefts (including 1,774 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Midland County, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Midland County has grown by 19%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 30%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Midland County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five thousand for Midland County, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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