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Pecos County, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Pecos County, Texas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Pecos County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Pecos County, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,353 total crimes reported in Pecos County, Texas (156 of them violent). Of the 294 crimes that occur a year in Pecos County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pecos County, Texas 294 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 8 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 74 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Pecos County, 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Pecos County, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Pecos County increased by 35 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 67 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Pecos County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four hundred for Pecos County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pecos County, Texas (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Pecos County, Texas (2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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