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Montgomery County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 80,420 total crimes reported in Montgomery County, Texas (8,473 of them violent). Of the 8,042 crimes that take place per year in Montgomery County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Montgomery County, Texas 23 times per day. This includes 88 murders, 617 rapes, and at least fifty-five thousand thefts (including 5,321 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Montgomery County, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Montgomery County has risen by 83%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 79%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Montgomery County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about sixteen thousand for Montgomery County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Montgomery County, 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

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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