South Shore, KY
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South Shore's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the city 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 (12% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe city, South Shore's crime rate is just 1 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in South Shore is one in 1101.

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

For South Shore, 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 South Shore than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1101, 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 South Shore compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in South Shore is just 0 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, South Shore is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

South Shore Crime Data

 
Crime Index

98

(100 is safest)


Safer than 98% of U.S. Cities

South Shore Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

0

1

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.91

0.00

0.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Shore 0.91
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,101

in South Shore

1 in 457

in Kentucky
South Shore VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,101
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.91 0.00 0.00
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
South Shore 0.00
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 10,000

in South Shore

1 in 46

in Kentucky
South Shore Property CRIMES
Population: 1,101
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00
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

South Shore Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Shore 1
Kentucky 29

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