Shelbyville, KY
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Shelbyville, KY crime analytics


Shelbyville has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Shelbyville is 1 in 56. How does Shelbyville fare compared to other communities in Kentucky of all population sizes? Shelbyville's crime rate is lower than approximately 29% of Kentucky communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Shelbyville'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 Shelbyville is one in 693.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Shelbyville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Shelbyville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Shelbyville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

250

272

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.44

16.39

17.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shelbyville 1.44
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 693

in Shelbyville

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Shelbyville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,253
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 10 6
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.33 0.66 0.39
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
Shelbyville 16.39
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Shelbyville

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Shelbyville Property CRIMES
Population: 15,253
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 58 178 14
Rate per 1,000 3.80 11.67 0.92
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

Shelbyville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shelbyville 33
Kentucky 29