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Jasper County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,755 total crimes reported in Jasper County, Iowa (155 of them violent). Of the 594 crimes that happen every year in Jasper County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jasper County, Iowa every 14 hours. This includes 1 murder, 4 rapes, and greater than three thousand thefts (including 212 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Jasper 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Jasper County, Iowa for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Jasper County has grown by 3%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 68%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Jasper County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Jasper County, Iowa in 2009.

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

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Jasper County, Iowa (2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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