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Gooding County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,610 total crimes reported in Gooding County, Idaho (179 of them violent). Of the 201 crimes that happen every year in Gooding County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gooding County, Idaho 201 times a year. This includes 7 murders, 31 rapes, and greater than one thousand thefts (including 143 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Gooding 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Gooding County, Idaho for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Gooding County has lessened by 3%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 64%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Gooding County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Gooding County, Idaho in 2009.

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

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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