Reported Annual Crime In Covington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,544n/a (estimate)3,7572,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.95.95.3
Rape38n/a92.537.040.4
Robbery103n/a250.675.9102.8
Assault61n/a148.4113.5248.5
Violent crime204n/a (estimate)496232386
Burglary296n/a720.3469.6468.9
Theft921n/a2,241.21,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft123n/a299.3222.8236.9
Property crime1,340n/a (estimate)3,2612,1902,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Covington, KY. All reported Covington, KY crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Covington, KY overall crime rate is 55% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 32% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Covington, KY, the rate is 114% higher than compared to the Kentucky average, and 29% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Covington, KY comes in at 49% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 33% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Silver Grove, KY1,272000
Villa Hills, KY7,35927373400
Coldstream, OH1,31642362404
Dry Ridge, OH2,45147404451
Dunlap, OH2,22747404451
Terrace Park, OH2,24947404451
Glendale, OH2,21947404451
Covington, KY40,7124963,2613,757

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.29 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Covington, KY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national scale. In Covington, KY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.55 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.32 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Covington, KY is 2.14 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.29 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Covington, KY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.49 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.33 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Covington (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Covington, KY compared to other areas of Kentucky, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Covington, KY safer than 5% when compared to other Kentucky cities, and 22% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kentucky, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Covington, KY. At this time, Covington, KY sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 202
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 27
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Covington, KY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Covington, KY, then there is a 1 in 202 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 27 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Covington, KY.

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

Determining whether Covington, KY is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Covington, KY has decreased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for Covington, KY has decreased by 18% in the same time frame.

Covington police department

ItemCovingtonKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1105,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.83.3
There are a total of 110 Covington police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% less than the Kentucky average and 17.7% 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
Streamwood, IL40,7464712,2152,687
Quincy, IL40,7825123,2433,755
Plainfield, IL40,64186766852
Coram, NY40,6373761,5461,922
Apex, NC40,631851,2701,354
Covington, KY40,7124963,2613,757
Source: The Covington, 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.