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Sac County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 371 total crimes reported in Sac County, Iowa (23 of them violent). Of the 53 crimes that take place per year in Sac County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sac County, Iowa 53 times a year.

Total Crime in Sac County, Iowa (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, 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 Sac County, Iowa for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Sac County has risen by 35%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 67%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 7 years in Sac County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about seventy for Sac County, Iowa in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sac County, Iowa (2002-2008)

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 Sac County, Iowa (2002-2008)

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

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