This page contains crime rates for Pickaway County, Ohio. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Pickaway County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Pickaway County, Ohio, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2002 and 2008 there were 12,837 total crimes reported in Pickaway County, Ohio (448 of them violent). Of the 1,834 crimes that take place per year in Pickaway County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pickaway County, Ohio every 4 hours. This includes 3 murders, 69 rapes, and just about nine thousand thefts (including 457 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Pickaway County, Ohio for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Pickaway County has risen by 57%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 61%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 7 years in Pickaway County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about three thousand for Pickaway County, Ohio in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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