Barbourville, KY
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Barbourville has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Barbourville is 1 in 62. How does Barbourville fare compared to other communities in Kentucky of all population sizes? Barbourville's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Kentucky communities.

How does the crime rate in Barbourville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Barbourville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Barbourville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Barbourville 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 Barbourville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Barbourville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Barbourville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 529. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Barbourville experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Barbourville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Barbourville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Barbourville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

45

51

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.89

14.18

16.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Barbourville 1.89
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 529

in Barbourville

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Barbourville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,174
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 3 2
Rate per 1,000 0.32 0.00 0.95 0.63
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Barbourville 14.18
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Barbourville

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Barbourville Property CRIMES
Population: 3,174
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 31 2
Rate per 1,000 3.78 9.77 0.63
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

Barbourville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Barbourville 19
Kentucky 29