Denton County, TX Arrest Records

Denton County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.09 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.
Denton County, TX property crime rate is 0.78 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 427 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 18.94% compared to 2015.

Denton County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Denton County in 2016 increased by 16.28% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 79 to 70 while non-violent crime increased by 20.46% from 523 to 630.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 427
Burglary 143
Motor vehicle theft 60
Aggravated assault 46
Revised rape 15

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Denton County decreased by 11.39% from 2015 and decreased by 48.91% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 137 to 70. In 2016 violent crime rate in Denton County was 98.15% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.009%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Denton County increased by 20.46% from 2015 and decreased by 37.62% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,010 to 630. In 2016 property crime rate in Denton County was 97.25% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.078%.

How Denton stands up against other counties

Denton vs. Hidalgo

You’ll be in more safety in Denton compared to Hidalgo county that had 593.04% higher crime rate compared to Denton county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0099 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1530 in Hidalgo county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0744 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3507 in Hidalgo county.

Denton vs. Collin

You’ll be in more risk in Denton compared to Collin county that had 47.17% lower crime rate compared to Denton county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0186 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0192 in Collin county.
Burglary rates of 0.1774 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1139 in Collin county.

Names with the most arrests in Denton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Denton, Texas, the most crimes, that's 100% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denton County is 0.97% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.24 daily crimes that occur in Denton County.
  • Denton, TX is safer than Hidalgo.
  • In Denton County you have a 1 in 1152 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Denton, TX have increased by 16.28%.

Names in Denton County