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Rusk, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,082 total crimes reported in Rusk, Texas (157 of them violent). Of the 135 crimes that take place per year in Rusk, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Rusk, Texas 135 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 15 rapes, and six hundred thefts (including 31 car thefts).

Total Crime in Rusk, 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 Rusk, Texas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Rusk has risen by 14%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 111%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Rusk. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Rusk, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Rusk, 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

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