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Port Aransas, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,081 total crimes reported in Port Aransas, Texas (190 of them violent). Of the 385 crimes that occur a year in Port Aransas, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Port Aransas, Texas every 22 hours. This includes 1 murder, 25 rapes, and nearly three thousand thefts (including 112 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Port Aransas, 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 Port Aransas, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Port Aransas decreased by 9 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 14 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Port Aransas. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Port Aransas, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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