Greenville, KY
Crime Rates


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Greenville, KY crime analytics

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Greenville is safer than 90% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Kentucky, only on the order of 32% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Greenville. If you live in Greenville, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 183. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Greenville has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Greenville is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Greenville, 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 Greenville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1099, 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 Greenville compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Greenville is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Greenville is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Greenville Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Greenville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Greenville 0.91
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,099

in Greenville

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Population: 4,395
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.68
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)

Greenville 4.55
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 220

in Greenville

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Greenville Property CRIMES
Population: 4,395
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 11 5
Rate per 1,000 0.91 2.50 1.14
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

Greenville Crimes Per Square Mile

Greenville 5
Kentucky 29

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