Kaufman County, TX Arrest Records

Kaufman County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.15 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.
Kaufman County, TX property crime rate is 4.66 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 275 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 17.91% compared to 2015.

Kaufman County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Kaufman County in 2016 decreased by 14.34% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 98 to 136 while non-violent crime decreased by 21.73% from 704 to 551.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 275
Burglary 196
Aggravated assault 96
Motor vehicle theft 80
Revised rape 28

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Kaufman County increased by 38.78% from 2015 and decreased by 2.86% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 140 to 136. In 2016 violent crime rate in Kaufman County was 75.51% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.115%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Kaufman County decreased by 21.73% from 2015 and decreased by 56.06% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,254 to 551. In 2016 property crime rate in Kaufman County was 83.62% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.466%.

How Kaufman stands up against other counties

Kaufman vs. Potter

You’ll be in more risk in Kaufman compared to Potter county that had 60.51% lower crime rate compared to Kaufman county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2366 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0248 in Potter county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6760 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2979 in Potter county.

Kaufman vs. Gregg

You’ll be in more risk in Kaufman compared to Gregg county that had 29.56% lower crime rate compared to Kaufman county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0084 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0081 in Gregg county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6760 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3960 in Gregg county.

Names with the most arrests in Kaufman

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Kaufman, Texas, the most crimes, that's 34.35% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kaufman County is 0.82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.59 daily crimes that occur in Kaufman County.
  • Kaufman, TX is more violent than Potter.
  • In Kaufman County you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Kaufman, TX have decreased by 14.34%.

Names in Kaufman County