Reported Annual Crime In Central City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime86n/a (estimate)1,4632,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape1n/a17.033.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.074.7101.9
Assault2n/a34.0105.5237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)51219373
Burglary8n/a136.1503.0491.4
Theft68n/a1,156.71,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a119.1175.9220.2
Property crime83n/a (estimate)1,4122,1782,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Central City, KY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Central City, KY, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Central City, KY is 39% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Kentucky, and when compared with the national average, is 49% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Central City, KY has 77% lower than violent crime rate than Kentucky average, while remaining 86% lower than the national average. In property crime, Central City, KY is 35% lower than the average of Kentucky and is 43% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Central City is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.01 daily crimes that occur in Central City.
  • Central City is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Central City has increased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Central City, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Central City, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.64 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.95 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Central City, KY are 4.29 times less than the Kentucky average and 7.30 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Central City, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.76 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Central City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kentucky and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Central City, KY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Central City, KY has been ranked safer than 51% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Central City, KY is safer than 79% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kentucky and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Central City, KY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Central City, KY is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central City is 1 in 1960
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 69
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Central City, KY? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Central City, KY, you have a 1 in 1960 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 71. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Central City, KY is 1 in 69.

Year Over Year Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Central City, KY is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Central City, KY has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 67% in Central City, KY, while property crimes in Central City, KY have increased by 38%. Crimes in total for Central City, KY have increased by 25% year over year.

Central City police department

ItemCentral CityKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)125,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.83.3
There are a total of 12 Central City police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.7% less than the Kentucky average and 38.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hartford, KY2,69237185222
Centertown, KY3200227227
Greenville, KY4,44291456548
Beaver Dam, KY3,53201,1271,127
Livermore, KY1,3301131,1271,240
Central City, KY5,932511,4121,463

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crafton, PA5,9314413,4783,919
Marion, VA5,9314273,5373,964
Bellevue, KY5,9331182,6062,725
Posen, IL5,9341161,6421,758
Wilmington city, IL5,9343301,7072,036
Central City, KY5,932511,4121,463
Source: The Central City, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.