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Sonora, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 449 total crimes reported in Sonora, Texas (89 of them violent). Of the 56 crimes that transpire each year in Sonora, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sonora, Texas 56 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 10 rapes, and close to three hundred thefts (including 15 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Sonora, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Sonora, Texas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Sonora has diminished by 31 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 79 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Sonora. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over sixty for Sonora, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sonora, Texas (2001-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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