Grayson, KY
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Grayson has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Grayson is 1 in 60. How does Grayson fare compared to other communities in Kentucky of all population sizes? Grayson's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Kentucky communities.

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

For Grayson, 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 Grayson than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2029, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Grayson; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Grayson Crime Data

 
Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Grayson Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

66

68

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.49

16.26

16.76

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grayson 0.49
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,029

in Grayson

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Grayson VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,058
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.25
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
Grayson 16.26
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Grayson

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Grayson Property CRIMES
Population: 4,058
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 43 4
Rate per 1,000 4.68 10.60 0.99
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

Grayson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grayson 24
Kentucky 29