Elkton, KY
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The crime rate in Elkton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Elkton is 1 in 49. Based on FBI crime data, Elkton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Elkton has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Elkton has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Elkton's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Elkton's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Elkton 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 Elkton is one in 49.

Elkton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Elkton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

44

44

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

20.23

20.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elkton 0.00
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Elkton

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Elkton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,175
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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
Elkton 20.23
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Elkton

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Elkton Property CRIMES
Population: 2,175
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 37 0
Rate per 1,000 3.22 17.01 0.00
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

Elkton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Elkton 20
Kentucky 29