Berea, KY
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The crime rate in Berea is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Berea is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Berea is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Berea has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Berea to other communities of similar population, then Berea crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Berea does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Berea's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Berea is one in 620.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Berea's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Berea a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Berea is one in 41.

Berea Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Berea Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

360

384

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.61

24.19

25.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Berea 1.61
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 620

in Berea

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Berea VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,882
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 9 4 10
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.60 0.27 0.67
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
Berea 24.19
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Berea

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Berea Property CRIMES
Population: 14,882
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 137 202 21
Rate per 1,000 9.21 13.57 1.41
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

Berea Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Berea 24
Kentucky 29