Bell County, TX Arrest Records

Bell County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.30 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Harris, Travis, Bexar, Hidalgo, Montgomery counties in Texas.
Bell County, TX property crime rate is 2.21 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 489 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 1.66% compared to 2015.

Bell County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bell County in 2016 decreased by 4.78% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 107 to 103 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.92% from 792 to 753.

5 Crimes In Bell County, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 489
Burglary 199
Motor vehicle theft 65
Aggravated assault 52
Revised rape 42

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bell County decreased by 3.74% from 2015 and increased by 255.17% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 29 to 103. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bell County was 93.55% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.03%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Bell County decreased by 4.92% from 2015 and decreased by 1.05% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 761 to 753. In 2016 property crime rate in Bell County was 92.22% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.221%.

How Bell stands up against other counties

Bell vs. Galveston

You’ll be in more safety in Bell compared to Galveston county that had 38.58% higher crime rate compared to Bell county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0264 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0668 in Galveston county.
Burglary rates of 0.5846 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.8864 in Galveston county.

Bell vs. Brazoria

You’ll be in more safety in Bell compared to Brazoria county that had 40.68% higher crime rate compared to Bell county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0169 in Brazoria county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1909 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3670 in Brazoria county.

Names with the most arrests in Bell

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Bell, Texas, the most crimes, that's 25.98% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bell County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.69 daily crimes that occur in Bell County.
  • Bell, TX is safer than Galveston.
  • In Bell County you have a 1 in 398 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bell, TX have decreased by 4.78%.

Names in Bell County