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Upton County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 144 total crimes reported in Upton County, Texas (28 of them violent). Of the 29 crimes that happen every year in Upton County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Upton County, Texas 29 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 5 rapes, and almost ninety thefts (including 5 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Upton County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Upton County, Texas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Upton County has lessened by 180%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 33%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Upton County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to six for Upton County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Upton County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Upton County, Texas (2003, 2005-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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