Reported Annual Crime In Frankfort

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFrankfort/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,224n/a (estimate)4,4342,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFrankfort/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.64.74.9
Rape14n/a50.733.738.6
Robbery30n/a108.774.7101.9
Assault48n/a173.9105.5237.8
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)337219373
Burglary246n/a891.2503.0491.4
Theft824n/a2,985.21,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft61n/a221.0175.9220.2
Property crime1,131n/a (estimate)4,0972,1782,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Frankfort, 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 Frankfort, 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 Frankfort, KY averages 85% higher than the rest of Kentucky while the rate of crime on a national scale is 55% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Frankfort, KY is 54% higher than the average rate of crime in Kentucky and 10% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 88% higher than the remainder of the state of Kentucky and 65% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Frankfort, KY area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Frankfort is 55% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.15 daily crimes that occur in Frankfort.
  • Frankfort is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Frankfort you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Frankfort has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Frankfort (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Frankfort, KY is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kentucky and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Frankfort, KY are 1.85 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.55 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Frankfort, KY are 1.54 times more than than Kentucky and 1.11 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Frankfort, KY are 1.88 times more than than Kentucky and 1.65 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Frankfort (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kentucky and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Frankfort, KY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Frankfort, KY has been ranked safer than 7% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Frankfort, KY is safer than 24% 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 Frankfort, KY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Frankfort, KY is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Frankfort

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Frankfort is 1 in 297
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Frankfort is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Frankfort is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Frankfort, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Frankfort, KY you have a 1 in 297 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Frankfort, KY.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Frankfort, KY is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Frankfort, KY has decreased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Frankfort, KY has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Frankfort, KY has increased by 9% year to year.

Frankfort police department

ItemFrankfortKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)685,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.83.3
There are a total of 68 Frankfort police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.9% less than the Kentucky average and 18.8% 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
Stamping Ground, KY6910568568
Midway, KY1,68860596656
Lawrenceburg, KY11,01427826853
Pleasureville, KY9182682,6682,937
Versailles, KY8,9082644,7455,008
Frankfort, KY27,3893374,0974,434

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Slidell, LA27,3723605,2915,651
Auburn, NY27,3694953,6814,176
Frankfort, KY27,3893374,0974,434
Source: The Frankfort, 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.