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Montague County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,623 total crimes reported in Montague County, Texas (232 of them violent). Of the 578 crimes that happen every year in Montague County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Montague County, Texas every 15 hours. This includes 6 murders, 43 rapes, and greater than three thousand thefts (including 269 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Montague County, 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 Montague County, Texas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Montague County has grown by 8%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 63%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Montague County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than six hundred for Montague County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Montague County, 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

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Montague County, Texas (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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