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Payette County, Idaho Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,351 total crimes reported in Payette County, Idaho (256 of them violent). Of the 419 crimes that transpire each year in Payette County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Payette County, Idaho every 20 hours. This includes 4 murders, 36 rapes, and over two thousand thefts (including 194 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Payette 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Payette County, Idaho for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Payette County has diminished by 21 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 4 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Payette County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Payette County, Idaho in 2009.

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

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 Payette County, Idaho (2001-2008)

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

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