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Elmore County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,798 total crimes reported in Elmore County, Idaho (400 of them violent). Of the 480 crimes that transpire each year in Elmore County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Elmore County, Idaho every 18 hours. This includes 2 murders, 47 rapes, and close to four thousand thefts (including 288 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Elmore County, Idaho for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Elmore County has climbed by 3 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 19 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Elmore County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Elmore County, Idaho in 2009.

Crime Trends in Elmore 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 Elmore 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

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