Reported Annual Crime In Berea

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerea/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime450n/a (estimate)2,9732,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerea/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape5n/a33.037.040.4
Robbery7n/a46.375.9102.8
Assault8n/a52.9113.5248.5
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)132232386
Burglary103n/a680.5469.6468.9
Theft277n/a1,830.21,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft50n/a330.4222.8236.9
Property crime430n/a (estimate)2,8412,1902,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Berea, KY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 23% higher than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 5% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Berea, KY shows a crime rate that is 43% lower than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 66% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Berea, KY is shown to be 30% higher than the Kentucky average and 16% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crab Orchard, KY973000
Brodhead, KY1,341000
Richmond, KY32,7062214,0454,266
Berea, KY14,2091322,8412,973

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Berea is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.15 daily crimes that occur in Berea.
  • Berea is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Berea you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Berea has increased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In Berea (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Berea, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Berea, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.23 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.05 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Berea, KY are 1.76 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.92 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Berea, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.16 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Berea (higher is better)

How safe is Berea, KY compared to other cities in Kentucky and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Berea, KY is safer than 45% of the cities in Kentucky and 64% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kentucky and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Berea, KY. Overall, Berea, KY is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Berea

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Berea is 1 in 757
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berea is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Berea is 1 in 34
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Berea, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Berea, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 757. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 36 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Berea, KY is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In Berea (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Berea, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Berea, KY has increased by 40%, the amount of property crime in Berea, KY has increased by 32%, and the total amount of crime in Berea, KY has increased by 33% year to year.

Berea police department

ItemBereaKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)345,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.83.3
There are a total of 34 Berea police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.6% less than the Kentucky average and 24.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222
There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greendale, WI14,208563,9263,981
Live Oak, TX14,2131584,5164,675
Forest Park, IL14,2023263,7344,060
Jackson, MO14,2211591,5641,723
Robbinsdale, MN14,1962502,1902,440
Berea, KY14,2091322,8412,973
Source: The Berea, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.