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Union County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 1,299 total crimes reported in Union County, Florida (303 of them violent). Of the 260 crimes that transpire each year in Union County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Union County, Florida 260 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 20 rapes, and close to six hundred thefts (including 109 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Union County, Florida (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Union County, Florida for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Union County has diminished by 57 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 2 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 5 years in Union County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Union County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Union County, Florida (2003, 2005-2008)

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 Union County, Florida (2003, 2005-2008)

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

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