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Yoakum County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 751 total crimes reported in Yoakum County, Texas (109 of them violent). Of the 94 crimes that transpire each year in Yoakum County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Yoakum County, Texas 94 times a year.

Total Crime in Yoakum County, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Yoakum County, Texas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Yoakum County has climbed by 48 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 5 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Yoakum County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one hundred for Yoakum County, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Yoakum County, Texas (2001-2008)

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 Yoakum County, Texas (2001-2008)

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

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