Albany, KY
Crime Rates


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Albany, KY crime analytics

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Albany. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 335. These crime statistics put Albany in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 79% of the cities and towns in Kentucky.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Albany, and we found that the crime rate in Albany is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Albany is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Albany does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Albany.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Albany has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Albany's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Albany compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Albany is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Albany is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Albany Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

Albany Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Albany 0.00
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Albany

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Population: 2,012
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Albany 2.98
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 335

in Albany

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Albany Property CRIMES
Population: 2,012
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 3 0
Rate per 1,000 1.49 1.49 0.00
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Albany Crimes Per Square Mile

Albany 3
Kentucky 29

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