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Surfside Beach, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Surfside Beach, Texas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Surfside Beach compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Surfside Beach, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 280 total crimes reported in Surfside Beach, Texas (26 of them violent). Of the 35 crimes that occur a year in Surfside Beach, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Surfside Beach, Texas 35 times a year.

Total Crime in Surfside Beach, 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Surfside Beach, Texas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Surfside Beach increased by 76 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Surfside Beach. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than forty for Surfside Beach, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Surfside Beach, Texas (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

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