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Williamson County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 57,503 total crimes reported in Williamson County, Texas (4,243 of them violent). Of the 5,750 crimes that transpire each year in Williamson County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Williamson County, Texas 16 times each day. This includes 29 murders, 589 rapes, and over forty-three thousand thefts (including 2,645 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Williamson County, Texas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Williamson County has climbed by 62 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 64 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Williamson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over nine thousand for Williamson County, Texas in 2009.

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

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 Williamson County, Texas (1999-2008)

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

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