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Waller County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,196 total crimes reported in Waller County, Texas (718 of them violent). Of the 620 crimes that happen every year in Waller County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Waller County, Texas every 14 hours. This includes 12 murders, 46 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 558 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Waller County, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Waller County has grown by 98%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 98%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Waller County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Waller County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Waller County, Texas (1999-2008)

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 Waller County, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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