Cold Spring, KY
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Cold Spring, 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

The crime rate in Cold Spring is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Cold Spring is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Cold Spring is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Cold Spring has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Cold Spring compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Cold Spring with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Cold Spring'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 Cold Spring 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 Cold Spring.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Cold Spring's violent crime rate is 1 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 Cold Spring is one in 881.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cold Spring's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Cold Spring 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 Cold Spring is one in 50.

Cold Spring Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Cold Spring Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

123

130

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.13

19.94

21.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cold Spring 1.13
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 881

in Cold Spring

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Cold Spring VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,170
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 4 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.32 0.65 0.16

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
Cold Spring 19.94
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Cold Spring

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Cold Spring Property CRIMES

Population: 6,170
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 105 3
Rate per 1,000 2.43 17.02 0.49

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

Cold Spring Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cold Spring 27
Kentucky 29