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Waxahachie, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 10,877 total crimes reported in Waxahachie, Texas (817 of them violent). Of the 1,209 crimes that occur a year in Waxahachie, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Waxahachie, Texas every 7 hours. This includes 6 murders, 64 rapes, and nearly eight thousand thefts (including 571 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Waxahachie, Texas (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Waxahachie, Texas for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Waxahachie decreased by 2 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 60 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 9 years in Waxahachie. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Waxahachie, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Waxahachie, Texas (2000-2008)

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

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