Crofton, KY
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Crofton, 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

Crofton has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Crofton is 1 in 63. How does Crofton fare compared to other communities in Kentucky of all population sizes? Crofton's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Kentucky communities.

However, when you compare Crofton to other communities of similar population, then Crofton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Crofton 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 Crofton 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 Crofton.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Crofton'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 Crofton is one in 754.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Crofton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Importantly, we found that Crofton has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Crofton is one in 377.

Crofton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Crofton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

11

12

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.33

14.59

15.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Crofton 1.33
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 754

in Crofton

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Crofton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 754
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Crofton 14.59
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Crofton

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Crofton Property CRIMES

Population: 754
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Crofton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Crofton 19
Kentucky 29

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