Union, KY
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Union has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Union is 1 in 67. How does Union fare compared to other communities in Kentucky of all population sizes? Union's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Kentucky communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Union has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Union is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Union 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 Union.

For Union, 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 Union than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1159, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Union; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Union Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Union Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

82

87

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

14.15

15.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Union 0.86
Kentucky 2.19
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,159

in Union

1 in 457

in Kentucky
Union VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,795
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Union 14.15
Kentucky 21.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Union

1 in 46

in Kentucky
Union Property CRIMES
Population: 5,795
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Union Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Union 26
Kentucky 29