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Nueces County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 230,541 total crimes reported in Nueces County, Texas (23,448 of them violent). Of the 23,054 crimes that take place per year in Nueces County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Nueces County, Texas every 22 minutes. This includes 186 murders, 2,244 rapes, and at least one hundred and sixty-six thousand thefts (including 12,044 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Nueces County, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Nueces County changed little. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 7%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Nueces County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least twenty-three thousand for Nueces County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Nueces 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 Nueces 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

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