Beaver Dam, KY
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Beaver Dam, KY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Beaver Dam is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (66%) and also has a lower crime rate than 43% of the communities in Kentucky, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Beaver Dam is one in 90 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Beaver Dam has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Beaver Dam is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Beaver Dam 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 Beaver Dam.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Beaver Dam 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. Beaver Dam's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Beaver Dam; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Beaver Dam Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Beaver Dam Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

40

40

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

11.06

11.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beaver Dam 0.00
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Beaver Dam

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Beaver Dam VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,618
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Beaver Dam 11.06
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 90

in Beaver Dam

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Beaver Dam Property CRIMES

Population: 3,618
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 36 1
Rate per 1,000 0.83 9.95 0.28

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

Beaver Dam Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Beaver Dam 15
Kentucky 29

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