Madisonville, KY
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The crime rate in Madisonville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Madisonville is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Madisonville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Madisonville has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Madisonville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Madisonville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Madisonville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Madisonville 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 Madisonville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 425. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Madisonville experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Madisonville's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Madisonville 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 Madisonville is one in 45.

Madisonville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Madisonville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

46

438

484

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.35

22.42

24.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madisonville 2.35
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 425

in Madisonville

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Madisonville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,539
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 15 8 21
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.77 0.41 1.07
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
Madisonville 22.42
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Madisonville

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Madisonville Property CRIMES
Population: 19,539
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 131 279 28
Rate per 1,000 6.70 14.28 1.43
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

Madisonville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madisonville 26
Kentucky 29