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Owyhee County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 976 total crimes reported in Owyhee County, Idaho (120 of them violent). Of the 139 crimes that transpire each year in Owyhee County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Owyhee County, Idaho 139 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 37 rapes, and over six hundred thefts (including 76 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Owyhee County, Idaho (2001-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Owyhee County, Idaho for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Owyhee County has climbed by 71 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 30 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Owyhee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two hundred for Owyhee County, Idaho in 2009.

Crime Trends in Owyhee County, Idaho (2001-2004, 2006-2008)

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 Owyhee County, Idaho (2001-2004, 2006-2008)

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

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