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Baker County, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Baker County, Florida. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Baker County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Baker County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 2,438 total crimes reported in Baker County, Florida (526 of them violent). Of the 488 crimes that happen every year in Baker County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Baker County, Florida every 17 hours. This includes 7 murders, 19 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 129 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Baker County, Florida (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Baker County, Florida for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Baker County has lessened by 48%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 41%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Baker County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Baker County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Baker County, Florida (2004-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Baker County, Florida (2004-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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