Burkesville, KY
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Burkesville, 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Burkesville is 1 in 253. This equates to a crime rate of 4 per 1,000 residents, making Burkesville one of the safest communities in nation. Burkesville's crime rate is not the lowest in Kentucky, however. Approximately 26% of the cities and towns in Kentucky have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Burkesville, and we found that the crime rate in Burkesville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Burkesville 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 Burkesville 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 Burkesville.

For Burkesville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Burkesville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1515, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Burkesville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Burkesville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Burkesville 0.66
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,515

in Burkesville

1 in 457

in Kentucky


Population: 1,515
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.66 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)

Burkesville 3.30
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 303

in Burkesville

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Burkesville Property CRIMES

Population: 1,515
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 2 1
Rate per 1,000 1.32 1.32 0.66

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

Burkesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Burkesville 2
Kentucky 29

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