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Fayette County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,675 total crimes reported in Fayette County, Iowa (151 of them violent). Of the 209 crimes that take place per year in Fayette County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Fayette County, Iowa 209 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 24 rapes, and just about one thousand thefts (including 70 car thefts).

Total Crime in Fayette County, Iowa (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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Fayette County, Iowa for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Fayette County has risen by 30%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 100%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Fayette County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Fayette County, Iowa in 2009.

Crime Trends in Fayette County, Iowa (2001-2008)

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 Fayette County, Iowa (2001-2008)

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

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

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