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Canyon County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 48,662 total crimes reported in Canyon County, Idaho (4,100 of them violent). Of the 4,866 crimes that transpire each year in Canyon County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Canyon County, Idaho 14 times each day. This includes 45 murders, 716 rapes, and over thirty-five thousand thefts (including 3,985 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Canyon County, Idaho for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Canyon County has climbed by 22 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 53 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Canyon County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over five thousand for Canyon County, Idaho in 2009.

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

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 Canyon County, Idaho (1999-2008)

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

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