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Bingham County, Idaho Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Bingham County, Idaho. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Bingham County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Bingham County, Idaho, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,526 total crimes reported in Bingham County, Idaho (450 of them violent). Of the 653 crimes that occur a year in Bingham County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bingham County, Idaho every 13 hours. This includes 10 murders, 81 rapes, and more than five thousand thefts (including 322 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Bingham County, Idaho for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Bingham County increased by 38 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 33 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Bingham County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than nine hundred for Bingham County, Idaho in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bingham County, Idaho (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Bingham County, Idaho (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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