Kentucky
Crime




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Crime Rates for Kentucky

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

Kentucky Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9,676

96,362

106,038

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.19

21.78

23.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Kentucky VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,425,092
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 209 1,492 3,307 4,668
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.34 0.75 1.05

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
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Kentucky Property CRIMES

Population: 4,425,092
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22,260 66,320 7,782
Rate per 1,000 5.03 14.99 1.76

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kentucky 29