Elkhorn City, KY
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Elkhorn City is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 67% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elkhorn City is one in 94. Compared to communities within Kentucky, Elkhorn City‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 45% of the state's cities and towns.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Elkhorn City'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 Elkhorn City is one in 937.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Elkhorn City is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Elkhorn City than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 104.

Elkhorn City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Elkhorn City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

9

10

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.07

9.61

10.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elkhorn City 1.07
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 937

in Elkhorn City

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Elkhorn City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 937
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
Elkhorn City 9.61
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 104

in Elkhorn City

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Elkhorn City Property CRIMES
Population: 937
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

Elkhorn City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Elkhorn City 4
Kentucky 29

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