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Parker County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 18,039 total crimes reported in Parker County, Texas (1,083 of them violent). Of the 1,804 crimes that take place per year in Parker County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Parker County, Texas every 4 hours. This includes 17 murders, 197 rapes, and at least thirteen thousand thefts (including 1,049 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Parker County, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Parker County has risen by 64%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 68%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Parker County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about three thousand for Parker County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Parker 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 Parker County, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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