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Refugio County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 844 total crimes reported in Refugio County, Texas (115 of them violent). Of the 106 crimes that occur a year in Refugio County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Refugio County, Texas 106 times a year.

Total Crime in Refugio 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 Refugio County, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Refugio County increased by 37 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 75 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Refugio County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one hundred for Refugio County, Texas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

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