West Liberty, KY
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West Liberty, KY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

West Liberty'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 (20% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe city, West Liberty's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in West Liberty is one in 370.

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

For West Liberty, 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 West Liberty than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3330, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in West Liberty compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in West Liberty is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, West Liberty is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

West Liberty Crime Data

 

Crime Index

96

(100 is safest)


Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

West Liberty Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

8

9

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.30

2.40

2.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Liberty 0.30
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,330

in West Liberty

1 in 457

in Kentucky

West Liberty VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,330
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.30 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
West Liberty 2.40
Kentucky 21.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 416

in West Liberty

1 in 46

in Kentucky

West Liberty Property CRIMES

Population: 3,330
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 8 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 2.40 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

West Liberty Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Liberty 2
Kentucky 29

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