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Clayton County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 380 total crimes reported in Clayton County, Iowa (44 of them violent). Of the 76 crimes that take place per year in Clayton County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clayton County, Iowa 76 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 11 rapes, and at least two hundred thefts (including 30 car thefts).

Total Crime in Clayton County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Clayton County, Iowa for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Clayton County has been reduced by 49%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 15%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 5 years in Clayton County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to sixty for Clayton County, Iowa in 2009.

Crime Trends in Clayton County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Clayton County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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