Brown County, TX Arrest Records

Brown County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.57 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Harris, Hidalgo, Montgomery, Smith, Bastrop counties in Texas.
Brown County, TX property crime rate is 3.76 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 85 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 7.61% compared to 2015.

Brown County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Brown County in 2016 decreased by 8.79% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 27 to 22 while non-violent crime decreased by 7.1% from 155 to 144.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 85
Burglary 54
Aggravated assault 19
Motor vehicle theft 5
Arson 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Brown County decreased by 18.52% from 2015 and increased by 22.22% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 18 to 22. In 2016 violent crime rate in Brown County was 87.75% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.057%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Brown County decreased by 7.1% from 2015 and decreased by 18.18% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 176 to 144. In 2016 property crime rate in Brown County was 86.76% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.376%.

How Brown stands up against other counties

Brown vs. Cooke

You’ll be in more safety in Brown compared to Cooke county that had 6.86% higher crime rate compared to Brown county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0784 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Cooke county.
Arson rates of 0.1045 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0509 in Cooke county.

Brown vs. Matagorda

You’ll be in more safety in Brown compared to Matagorda county that had 148.61% higher crime rate compared to Brown county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0784 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0269 in Matagorda county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1306 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4840 in Matagorda county.

Names with the most arrests in Brown

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Brown, Texas, the most crimes, that's 42% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 41-50.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brown County is 0.87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.19 daily crimes that occur in Brown County.
  • Brown, TX is safer than Cooke.
  • In Brown County you have a 1 in 231 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Brown, TX have decreased by 8.79%.