Scottsville, KY
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The crime rate in Scottsville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Scottsville is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Scottsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky, Scottsville has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Scottsville'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 Scottsville is one in 735.

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 Scottsville 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 Scottsville's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Scottsville 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 Scottsville is one in 48.

Scottsville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Scottsville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

92

98

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.36

20.86

22.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Scottsville 1.36
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 735

in Scottsville

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Scottsville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,411
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.23 0.45 0.23 0.45
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
Scottsville 20.86
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Scottsville

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Scottsville Property CRIMES
Population: 4,411
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 60 11
Rate per 1,000 4.76 13.60 2.49
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

Scottsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Scottsville 17
Kentucky 29