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Overton, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 397 total crimes reported in Overton, Texas (70 of them violent). Of the 50 crimes that happen every year in Overton, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Overton, Texas 50 times a year.

Total Crime in Overton, 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 Overton, Texas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Overton has grown by 35%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 83%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Overton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost seventy for Overton, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Overton, 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 cities like Overton, Texas (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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