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Stephens County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,172 total crimes reported in Stephens County, Texas (54 of them violent). Of the 147 crimes that transpire each year in Stephens County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Stephens County, Texas 147 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 8 rapes, and over seven hundred thefts (including 54 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Stephens 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Stephens County, Texas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Stephens County has climbed by 21 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 100 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Stephens County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two hundred for Stephens County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Stephens County, 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

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

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

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