Reported Annual Crime In Dawson Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson Springs/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)2,9932,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson Springs/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape0n/a0.033.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.074.7101.9
Assault5n/a182.5105.5237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)182219373
Burglary16n/a583.9503.0491.4
Theft57n/a2,080.31,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a146.0175.9220.2
Property crime77n/a (estimate)2,8102,1782,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson Springs is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.2 daily crimes that occur in Dawson Springs.
  • Dawson Springs is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dawson Springs you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dawson Springs has increased by 106%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dawson Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dawson Springs is 1 in 548
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dawson Springs is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dawson Springs is 1 in 34

Year Over Year Crime In Dawson Springs (per 100,000 people)

Dawson Springs police department

ItemDawson SpringsKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)65,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.83.3
There are a total of 6 Dawson Springs police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.3% less than the Kentucky average and 33.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nortonville, KY1,162000
Mortons Gap, KY9580117117
Earlington, KY1,5961121,1101,221
Madisonville, KY19,8071591,9752,133
Manitou, KY1072292,2752,504
Dawson Springs, KY2,7531822,8102,993

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McLeansboro, IL2,7532291,1881,417
Burns, OR2,75302,3672,367
Mineral Springs, NC2,7521341,0651,200
Bonny Doon, CA2,75267411477
Missouri Valley, IA2,7521131,8431,956
Dawson Springs, KY2,7531822,8102,993
Source: The Dawson Springs, 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.