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Latah County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,212 total crimes reported in Latah County, Idaho (255 of them violent). Of the 621 crimes that happen every year in Latah County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Latah County, Idaho every 14 hours. This includes 4 murders, 54 rapes, and greater than five thousand thefts (including 192 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Latah County, Idaho for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Latah County has grown by 26%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 41%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Latah County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than six hundred for Latah County, Idaho in 2009.

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

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 Latah County, Idaho (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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