Monticello, KY
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The crime rate in Monticello is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Monticello is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Monticello is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Monticello has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Monticello compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Monticello with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Monticello'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 Monticello 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 Monticello.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Monticello's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Monticello is one in 870.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Monticello's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Monticello 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 Monticello is one in 50.

Monticello Crime Data

 
Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Monticello Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

123

130

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.15

20.20

21.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Monticello 1.15
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 870

in Monticello

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Monticello VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,090
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.16 0.99
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
Monticello 20.20
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Monticello

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Monticello Property CRIMES
Population: 6,090
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 58 54 11
Rate per 1,000 9.52 8.87 1.81
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

Monticello Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Monticello 22
Kentucky 29

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