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Pearland, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 14,645 total crimes reported in Pearland, Texas (888 of them violent). Of the 1,465 crimes that transpire each year in Pearland, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pearland, Texas every 5 hours. This includes 8 murders, 221 rapes, and close to eleven thousand thefts (including 955 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Pearland, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Pearland has climbed by 42 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 44 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Pearland. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two thousand for Pearland, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pearland, Texas (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Pearland, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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