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Owen County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 302 total crimes reported in Owen County, Kentucky (10 of them violent). Of the 60 crimes that occur a year in Owen County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Owen County, Kentucky 60 times a year.

Total Crime in Owen County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Owen County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Owen County increased by 73 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 5 years in Owen County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly one hundred for Owen County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Owen County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

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 Owen County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

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

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