Flatwoods, KY
Crime Rates


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Flatwoods, 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Flatwoods is 1 in 386. This equates to a crime rate of 3 per 1,000 residents, making Flatwoods one of the safest communities in nation. Flatwoods's crime rate is not the lowest in Kentucky, however. Approximately 20% of the cities and towns in Kentucky have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Flatwoods, and we found that the crime rate in Flatwoods is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Flatwoods is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Flatwoods 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 Flatwoods.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Flatwoods 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. Flatwoods's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Flatwoods compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Flatwoods is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Flatwoods is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Flatwoods Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

Flatwoods Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Flatwoods 0.00
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Flatwoods

1 in 457

in Kentucky


Population: 7,335
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00


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)

Flatwoods 2.59
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 386

in Flatwoods

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Flatwoods Property CRIMES

Population: 7,335
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 10 1
Rate per 1,000 1.09 1.36 0.14

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

Flatwoods Crimes Per Square Mile

Flatwoods 6
Kentucky 29