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Benewah County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 520 total crimes reported in Benewah County, Idaho (109 of them violent). Of the 65 crimes that take place per year in Benewah County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Benewah County, Idaho 65 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 6 rapes, and at least three hundred thefts (including 35 car thefts).

Total Crime in Benewah County, Idaho (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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Benewah County, Idaho for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Benewah County has risen by 42%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 97%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Benewah County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit eighty for Benewah County, Idaho in 2009.

Crime Trends in Benewah County, Idaho (2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Benewah County, Idaho (2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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