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Del Norte County, California Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Del Norte County, California. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Del Norte County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Del Norte County, California, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,780 total crimes reported in Del Norte County, California (626 of them violent). Of the 598 crimes that take place per year in Del Norte County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Del Norte County, California every 14 hours. This includes 4 murders, 123 rapes, and just about three thousand thefts (including 210 car thefts).

Total Crime in Del Norte County, California (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Del Norte County, California for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Del Norte County has risen by 48%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 80%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Del Norte County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about eight hundred for Del Norte County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Del Norte County, California (2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Del Norte County, California (2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Del Norte County, California law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Del Norte County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.