Ellis County, TX Arrest Records

Ellis County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.43 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.
Ellis County, TX property crime rate is 2.72 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 284 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 13.60% compared to 2015.

Ellis County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ellis County in 2016 increased by 13.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 50 to 72 while non-violent crime increased by 9.31% from 419 to 458.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 284
Burglary 132
Aggravated assault 50
Motor vehicle theft 42
Revised rape 13

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ellis County increased by 44% from 2015 and increased by 41.18% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 51 to 72. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ellis County was 90.89% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.043%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ellis County increased by 9.31% from 2015 and decreased by 31.85% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 672 to 458. In 2016 property crime rate in Ellis County was 90.44% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.272%.

How Ellis stands up against other counties

Ellis vs. Johnson

You’ll be in more safety in Ellis compared to Johnson county that had 69.21% higher crime rate compared to Ellis county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2967 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5941 in Johnson county.
Burglary rates of 0.7834 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.3474 in Johnson county.

Ellis vs. Midland

You’ll be in more safety in Ellis compared to Midland county that had 54.11% higher crime rate compared to Ellis county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2967 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3322 in Midland county.
Burglary rates of 0.7834 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7689 in Midland county.

Names with the most arrests in Ellis

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ellis, Texas, the most crimes, that's 37.37% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ellis County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.86 daily crimes that occur in Ellis County.
  • Ellis, TX is safer than Johnson.
  • In Ellis County you have a 1 in 318 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ellis, TX have increased by 13.01%.

Names in Ellis County