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Mineral Wells, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,740 total crimes reported in Mineral Wells, Texas (616 of them violent). Of the 874 crimes that take place per year in Mineral Wells, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mineral Wells, Texas every 10 hours. This includes 6 murders, 151 rapes, and at least six thousand thefts (including 420 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Mineral Wells, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Mineral Wells has been reduced by 8%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 14%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Mineral Wells. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about nine hundred for Mineral Wells, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mineral Wells, Texas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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