Reported Annual Crime In Dayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime123n/a (estimate)2,2572,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery2n/a36.775.9102.8
Assault2n/a36.7113.5248.5
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)73232386
Burglary24n/a440.4469.6468.9
Theft87n/a1,596.31,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a146.8222.8236.9
Property crime119n/a (estimate)2,1832,1902,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Dayton, KY is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Dayton, KY. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Dayton, KY averages 7% lower than the rest of Kentucky while the rate of crime on a national scale is 20% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Dayton, KY is 68% lower than the average rate of crime in Kentucky and 81% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands equal to the remainder of the state of Kentucky and 11% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Dayton, KY area.

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
Terrace Park, OH2,24947404451
Glendale, OH2,21947404451
Dunlap, OH2,22747404451
Dry Ridge, OH2,45147404451
Dayton, KY5,382732,1832,257

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.18 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • Dayton is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dayton has decreased by 43%.

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Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Dayton, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Dayton, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.26 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Dayton, KY are 3.17 times less than the Kentucky average and 5.26 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Dayton, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.12 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Dayton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Dayton, KY compared to other areas of Kentucky, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Dayton, KY safer than 35% when compared to other Kentucky cities, and 63% 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 Dayton, KY. At this time, Dayton, KY sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 1363
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Dayton, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dayton, KY you have a 1 in 1363 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dayton, KY.

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

A good indicator of whether Dayton, KY is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Dayton, KY has decreased by 60%, while the property crime rate in Dayton, KY has decreased by 42% year over year. The number of total crimes in Dayton, KY has decreased by 43% year over year.

Dayton police department

ItemDaytonKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)105,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.83.3
There are a total of 10 Dayton police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the Kentucky average and 43.2% 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
Palmerton, PA5,3821141,7611,874
Harris Hill, NY5,3803391,3941,733
Summerside, OH5,3802572,2122,469
South Hooksett, NH5,3781591,2141,373
Mila Doce, TX5,3865653,5904,155
Dayton, KY5,382732,1832,257
Source: The Dayton, 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.