Fort Knox, KY
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Fort Knox, 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

Fort Knox's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Kentucky (17% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe town, Fort Knox's crime rate is just 2 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Fort Knox is one in 482.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Fort Knox, and we found that the crime rate in Fort Knox is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Fort Knox 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 Fort Knox 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 Fort Knox.

For Fort Knox, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Fort Knox than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1688, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Fort Knox compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Fort Knox is just 1 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Fort Knox is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Fort Knox Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

Fort Knox Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

15

21

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.59

1.48

2.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Knox 0.59
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,688

in Fort Knox

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Fort Knox VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,128
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
Fort Knox 1.48
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 675

in Fort Knox

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Fort Knox Property CRIMES

Population: 10,128
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

Fort Knox Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Knox 1
Kentucky 29