Henderson, KY
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The crime rate in Henderson is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Henderson is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Henderson is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Henderson has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Henderson occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Henderson; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 275. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Henderson's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Henderson a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Henderson is one in 34.

Henderson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Henderson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

105

839

944

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.63

29.04

32.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Henderson 3.63
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 275

in Henderson

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Henderson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 28,890
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 24 29 50
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.83 1.00 1.73

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
Henderson 29.04
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Henderson

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Henderson Property CRIMES

Population: 28,890
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 190 594 55
Rate per 1,000 6.58 20.56 1.90

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

Henderson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Henderson 54
Kentucky 29