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Clearwater County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,131 total crimes reported in Clearwater County, Idaho (126 of them violent). Of the 141 crimes that occur a year in Clearwater County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clearwater County, Idaho 141 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 13 rapes, and more than seven hundred thefts (including 35 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Clearwater 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Clearwater County, Idaho for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Clearwater County increased by 81 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 94 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Clearwater County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly three hundred for Clearwater County, Idaho in 2009.

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

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 Clearwater County, Idaho (2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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