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Floyd County, Indiana Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Floyd County, Indiana. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Floyd County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Floyd County, Indiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 31,365 total crimes reported in Floyd County, Indiana (1,929 of them violent). Of the 3,137 crimes that occur a year in Floyd County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Floyd County, Indiana every 2 hours. This includes 15 murders, 117 rapes, and more than twenty-three thousand thefts (including 1,984 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Floyd County, Indiana for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Floyd County increased by 20 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 39 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Floyd County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four thousand for Floyd County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Floyd County, Indiana (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Floyd County, Indiana (1999-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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