Shively, KY
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Shively, KY crime analytics


With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Shively has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Kentucky, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Shively.

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

For Shively, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Shively is one in 192.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Shively is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Shively, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Shively has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Shively is one in 153.

Shively Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Shively Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

82

607

689

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.22

38.63

43.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shively 5.22
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 192

in Shively

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Shively VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,713
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 9 49 23
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.57 3.12 1.46
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
Shively 38.63
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Shively

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Shively Property CRIMES
Population: 15,713
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 155 349 103
Rate per 1,000 9.86 22.21 6.56
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

Shively Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shively 150
Kentucky 29