Tompkinsville, KY
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Tompkinsville, KY crime analytics

Tompkinsville'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 (22% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe city, Tompkinsville's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Tompkinsville is one in 327.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Tompkinsville has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Tompkinsville's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Tompkinsville compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Tompkinsville is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Tompkinsville is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Tompkinsville Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

Tompkinsville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Tompkinsville 0.00
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Tompkinsville

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Tompkinsville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,289
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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)

Tompkinsville 3.06
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 327

in Tompkinsville

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Tompkinsville Property CRIMES
Population: 2,289
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 5 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 2.18 0.87
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

Tompkinsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Tompkinsville 2
Kentucky 29

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