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Runnels County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,561 total crimes reported in Runnels County, Texas (137 of them violent). Of the 195 crimes that take place per year in Runnels County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Runnels County, Texas 195 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 5 rapes, and just about one thousand thefts (including 57 car thefts).

Total Crime in Runnels 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Runnels County, Texas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Runnels County has been reduced by 64%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 91%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Runnels County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Runnels County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Runnels County, 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

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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