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Steuben County, Indiana Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 7,094 total crimes reported in Steuben County, Indiana (153 of them violent). Of the 887 crimes that occur a year in Steuben County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Steuben County, Indiana every 9 hours. This includes 1 murder, 34 rapes, and nearly six thousand thefts (including 275 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Steuben County, Indiana (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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Steuben County, Indiana for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Steuben County increased by 52 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 27 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Steuben County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one thousand for Steuben County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Steuben County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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 Steuben County, Indiana (2001-2008)

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

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