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Taylor County, Iowa Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 172 total crimes reported in Taylor County, Iowa (3 of them violent). Of the 43 crimes that occur a year in Taylor County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Taylor County, Iowa 43 times a year.

Total Crime in Taylor County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Taylor County, Iowa for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Taylor County decreased by 17 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 4 years in Taylor County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to forty for Taylor County, Iowa in 2009.

Crime Trends in Taylor County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Taylor County, Iowa (2003, 2005-2006, 2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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