Fort Knox, KY
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Fort Knox, KY crime analytics


If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Fort Knox. With an annual crime rate of only 2 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 482. These crime statistics put Fort Knox in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 83% of the cities and towns in Kentucky.

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