Rusk County, TX Arrest Records

Rusk County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.74 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Harris, Travis, Bexar, Hidalgo, Montgomery counties in Texas.
Rusk County, TX property crime rate is 10.71 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 310 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 3.43% compared to 2015.

Rusk County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Rusk County in 2016 decreased by 2.09% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 99 to 92 while non-violent crime decreased by 1.22% from 572 to 565.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 310
Burglary 196
Aggravated assault 78
Motor vehicle theft 59
Revised rape 11

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Rusk County decreased by 7.07% from 2015 and increased by 26.03% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 73 to 92. In 2016 violent crime rate in Rusk County was 62.82% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.174%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Rusk County decreased by 1.22% from 2015 and decreased by 15.04% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 665 to 565. In 2016 property crime rate in Rusk County was 62.3% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.071%.

How Rusk stands up against other counties

Rusk vs. Cherokee

You’ll be in more risk in Rusk compared to Cherokee county that had 5.86% lower crime rate compared to Rusk county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2086 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3097 in Cherokee county.
Larceny rates of 5.8788 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.4966 in Cherokee county.

Rusk vs. Kerr

You’ll be in more risk in Rusk compared to Kerr county that had 45.15% lower crime rate compared to Rusk county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0379 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1165 in Kerr county.
Larceny rates of 5.8788 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.9997 in Kerr county.

Names with the most arrests in Rusk

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Rusk, 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 Rusk County is 0.62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.41 daily crimes that occur in Rusk County.
  • Rusk, TX is more violent than Cherokee.
  • In Rusk County you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Rusk, TX have decreased by 2.09%.