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Taylor County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 5,110 total crimes reported in Taylor County, Florida (1,441 of them violent). Of the 639 crimes that transpire each year in Taylor County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Taylor County, Florida every 13 hours. This includes 6 murders, 74 rapes, and over two thousand thefts (including 185 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Taylor 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Taylor County, Florida for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Taylor County has climbed by 49 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 63 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Taylor County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over eight hundred for Taylor County, Florida in 2009.

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

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

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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

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