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Nevada County, California Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 12,252 total crimes reported in Nevada County, California (1,661 of them violent). Of the 1,361 crimes that transpire each year in Nevada County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Nevada County, California every 6 hours. This includes 8 murders, 122 rapes, and close to eight thousand thefts (including 782 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Nevada County, California (2000-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Nevada County, California for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Nevada County has climbed by 74 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 89 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Nevada County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two thousand for Nevada County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Nevada County, California (2000-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Nevada County, California (2000-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Nevada County, California law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Nevada 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.