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Huntington County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,034 total crimes reported in Huntington County, Indiana (237 of them violent). Of the 448 crimes that transpire each year in Huntington County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Huntington County, Indiana every 19 hours. This includes 1 murder, 54 rapes, and over three thousand thefts (including 150 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Huntington County, Indiana (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Huntington County, Indiana for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Huntington County has climbed by 17 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 51 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 9 years in Huntington County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Huntington County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends Huntington County, Indiana (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

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 Huntington County, Indiana (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

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

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