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Shelby County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

In 2004, there were 53 total crimes reported in Shelby County, Iowa (9 of them violent). Of the 53 crimes that take place per year in Shelby County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Shelby County, Iowa 53 times a year.

Total Crime in Shelby County, Iowa (2004)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, 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 Shelby County, Iowa for 1 year. As such, crime trend and prediction calculations cannot be made for Shelby County. However, examining nearby areas may indicate crime trends throughout the period of interest.

Crime Trends in Shelby County, Iowa (2004)

Please take note that this table shows reported crime rates and lack of crime data available for other periods in this area does not indicate actual lack of crime, but instead the reporting trends of law enforcement agencies in Shelby County, Iowa.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Shelby County, Iowa (2004)

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

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