This webpage contains crime data for Walton County, Florida. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Walton County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Walton County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 8,009 total crimes reported in Walton County, Florida (1,178 of them violent). Of the 1,001 crimes that transpire each year in Walton County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Walton County, Florida every 8 hours. This includes 9 murders, 55 rapes, and over five thousand thefts (including 458 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Walton County, Florida for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Walton County has climbed by 72 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 69 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Walton County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two thousand for Walton County, Florida in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Walton County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Walton 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.