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Calloway County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 5,683 total crimes reported in Calloway County, Kentucky (232 of them violent). Of the 631 crimes that take place per year in Calloway County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Calloway County, Kentucky every 13 hours. This includes 1 murder, 42 rapes, and at least four thousand thefts (including 293 car thefts).

Total Crime in Calloway County, Kentucky (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Calloway County, Kentucky for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Calloway County has risen by 52%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 47%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 9 years in Calloway County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least nine hundred for Calloway County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Calloway County, Kentucky (2000-2008)

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 Calloway County, Kentucky (2000-2008)

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

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