The county of Houston had 2,119 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 656.38 per 100,000 residents. This is 11.18% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 103 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Houston also processed 580 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Baldwin and Bibb, Houston is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Houston is larceny/theft totaling 396, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Houston County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Houston tallied 103 violent crimes and 580 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Houston is lower by 11.18% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Houston are between the ages of 10-20. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 51-60.