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Pittsburg, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,688 total crimes reported in Pittsburg, Texas (218 of them violent). Of the 211 crimes that take place per year in Pittsburg, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pittsburg, Texas 211 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 25 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 73 car thefts).

Total Crime in Pittsburg, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Pittsburg, Texas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Pittsburg has risen by 4%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 22%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 8 years in Pittsburg. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two hundred for Pittsburg, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pittsburg, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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