Mammoth Cave, KY
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Mammoth Cave, KY crime analytics


Mammoth Cave's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Kentucky (16% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe town, Mammoth Cave's crime rate is just 2 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Mammoth Cave is one in 538.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Mammoth Cave, and we found that the crime rate in Mammoth Cave is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Mammoth Cave 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 Mammoth Cave 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 Mammoth Cave.

For Mammoth Cave, 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 Mammoth Cave than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1615, 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 Mammoth Cave compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Mammoth Cave is just 1 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Mammoth Cave is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Mammoth Cave Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

Mammoth Cave Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

2

3

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

1.24

1.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mammoth Cave 0.62
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,615

in Mammoth Cave

1 in 457

in Kentucky

Mammoth Cave VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,615
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
Mammoth Cave 1.24
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 808

in Mammoth Cave

1 in 46

in Kentucky

Mammoth Cave Property CRIMES

Population: 1,615
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

Mammoth Cave Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mammoth Cave 0
Kentucky 29

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