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South Houston, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,930 total crimes reported in South Houston, Texas (1,034 of them violent). Of the 893 crimes that take place per year in South Houston, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in South Houston, Texas every 9 hours. This includes 12 murders, 61 rapes, and at least six thousand thefts (including 1,429 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in South Houston, Texas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in South Houston has been reduced by 20%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 37%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in South Houston. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eight hundred for South Houston, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in South Houston, Texas (1999-2008)

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

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