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Holmes County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,551 total crimes reported in Holmes County, Florida (287 of them violent). Of the 194 crimes that happen every year in Holmes County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Holmes County, Florida 194 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 38 rapes, and greater than eight hundred thefts (including 139 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Holmes County, Florida (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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Holmes County, Florida for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Holmes County has grown by 91%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 76%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Holmes County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost four hundred for Holmes County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Holmes County, Florida (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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