Texas Criminal Background Checks for a Pre-Employment Background Check

Texas Criminal Background Check
Instant Texas Criminal Background Check $24.95
Instant National Criminal Background Check $59.95
Texas Criminal Background Checks by county $24.95 each
All orders include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.

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Below are the descriptions for the following Texas Background Check Products and Services:
  • Instant Texas Criminal Background Check
  • Texas Criminal Background Checks by County
  • Free Texas Sex Offender Registry Search and Free Most Wanted Check

Texas Criminal Background Check   $24.95 and results are returned instantly.

The Texas corrections background check may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor and felony convictions from the state Department of Corrections (Texas DOC)
  • Criminal check fields: name, birthdate, state ID number, charge, sentence, and disposition
  • Reports go back to 1980

Texas corrections background check update schedule: Monthly

The TDCJ Texas Department of Criminal Justice background check may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor and felony convictions from the TDCJ
  • The last 5 offenses registered with the TDCJ for parolees and inmates
  • Criminal check fields: name, birthdate, gender, race, physical description, description and date of offense, county name, case number, date and length of sentence, date received, minimum date of expiration, state ID number, and Texas Department of Criminal Justice number
  • Reports go back to 1980
  • Texas corrections background check update schedule: Monthly

Texas Department of Criminal Justice background check update schedule: Monthly

The Texas Parole and Probation background check may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor and felony convictions for parolees and probationers from the TDCJ
  • Criminal check fields: name, birthdate, gender, race, height, weight, hair color, eye color, offense date, office description, county name, case number, sentence length and date, state ID number, Texas Department of Criminal Justice number, unit of assignment, date received, minimum date of expiration
  • Reports go back to 1978
  • Texas corrections background check update schedule: Monthly

Texas Parole and Probation background check update schedule: Monthly

The Texas background check court records may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor convictions, felony convictions, and some traffic reports from 32 of 254 Texas counties
  • Most counties include County Court reports and/or District Court reports
  • Bexar County includes the City of San Antonio, Collin, Dallas, and Rockwall Counties include the City of Dallas, Harris County includes the City of Houston, Travis County includes the City of Austin, Denton County includes the Cities of Dallas and Fort Worth

Click here for full description of each Texas county.
Texas background check court records update schedule: See individual county descriptions

The Texas sex offender record search may contain the following:
  • Registered convicted sex offenders under supervision or incarcerated after 8/31/1996
  • Sex offenders who committed crimes after 9/1/1970 (required to register)
  • Sex offender search fields: name, birthdate, address, description of person, location of crime and type of crime

Sex offenders must register for ten years and sexually violent predators for life.
Texas sex offender record search update schedule: Weekly

Texas Criminal Background Checks include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.


Texas Criminal Checks by County  $24.95 per county (check for surcharges)
Results go back 7 years and take 3-7 business days to complete. Some may take longer due to court delays.

The Texas criminal check by county may contain the following:
  • Felony and misdemeanor convictions or deferred judgments
  • Reports from the District Courts and County Courts

Texas counties that typically take longer than 7 business days to complete are: None Currently Listed

Texas Criminal Checks by county include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.
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The State Of Texas Background Information

Texas Criminal Background Data

In 2009 Texas had a total violent crime rate of 491.4 incidents per 100,000 individuals, which was higher than the U.S. violent crime rate of 439.7. Of the 491.4 violent crime incidents, 5.4 were murders, 33.5 were forcible rapes, 153.6 were robberies, and 299 were aggravated assaults.

The total rate of property crime in Texas in 2009 was 4,017 incidents per 100,000 individuals, higher than the U.S. property crime rate of 3,071.5. The breakdown of the property crime incidents was as follows: 967.4 burglary incidents, 2,740.9 larceny/theft incidents, and 308.9 motor vehicle theft incidents.

Texas Population and Household Background Data
  • In 2012 the population in Texas was estimated to be 26,059,203.  The population increased 3.6% from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012.  
  • In 2011 there were 8.9 million households in Texas.  The average household size was 2.8 people. 
  • 84% of the people living in Texas in 2011 were native residents of the United States. 61% of these residents were born in Texas. Of the foreign-born population in Texas (4,201,675), 67% were not U.S. citizens.
  • 65% of the population in Texas (five years and older) speak only English in the home.
  • In 2011 83% lived in the same house as one year earlier.
  • 81% had graduated high school or had achieved a higher level of education.  26% had achieved a Bachelor’s degree or higher.  25% were in college or graduate school in 2011

Texas Criminal, Population and Household Background Data Source: U.S. Census and FBI

Other Texas Background Data

Major Cities Located in Texas: Austin in Travis County, Dallas in Collin County, Denton County, Kaufman County, and Rockwall County, Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Denton County, Parker County, and Wise County, Houston in Harris County, San Antonio in Bexar County

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