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Boone County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2007 there were 19,236 total crimes reported in Boone County, Kentucky (1,611 of them violent). Of the 2,137 crimes that happen every year in Boone County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Boone County, Kentucky every 4 hours. This includes 7 murders, 132 rapes, and greater than fifteen thousand thefts (including 1,071 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Boone County, Kentucky (1999-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2008, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Boone County, Kentucky for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Boone County has grown by 52%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 88%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over these years in Boone County.

Crime Trends in Boone County, Kentucky (1999-2007)

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 Boone County, Kentucky (1999-2007)

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Crime Data Information

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