Reported Annual Crime In Franklin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFranklin/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime262n/a (estimate)2,9602,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFranklin/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape5n/a56.537.040.4
Robbery6n/a67.875.9102.8
Assault13n/a146.9113.5248.5
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)271232386
Burglary43n/a485.8469.6468.9
Theft181n/a2,044.71,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft14n/a158.2222.8236.9
Property crime238n/a (estimate)2,6892,1902,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Franklin, KY. All reported Franklin, 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 Franklin, KY overall crime rate is 22% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 4% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Franklin, KY, the rate is 17% higher than compared to the Kentucky average, and 30% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Franklin, KY comes in at 23% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 10% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodburn, KY3620262262
Plano, KY1,24059558617
Auburn, KY1,556222591812
Orlinda, TN1,0802231,0041,227
Cross Plains, TN1,9091161,3331,449
Portland, TN11,8533602,2242,584
New Deal, TN3937833,5284,311
Franklin, KY8,5632712,6892,960

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Franklin is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.11 daily crimes that occur in Franklin.
  • Franklin is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Franklin you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Franklin has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Franklin (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Franklin, 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 Franklin, KY are 1.22 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.04 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Franklin, KY are 1.17 times more than than Kentucky and 1.42 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Franklin, KY are 1.23 times more than than Kentucky and 1.10 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Franklin (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Franklin, KY compared to every other city in Kentucky as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Franklin, KY ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Kentucky along with 37% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Kentucky and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Franklin, KY. As a result, Franklin, KY is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Franklin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Franklin is 1 in 369
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Franklin is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Franklin is 1 in 34
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Franklin, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Franklin, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 369. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 38 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Franklin, KY is 1 in 34.

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

A good indicator of whether Franklin, 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 Franklin, KY has increased by 58%, while the property crime rate in Franklin, KY has decreased by 30% year over year. The number of total crimes in Franklin, KY has decreased by 27% year over year.

Franklin police department

ItemFranklinKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)255,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.83.3
There are a total of 25 Franklin police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.1% greater than the Kentucky average and 9.5% 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
Poteau, OK8,5635936,3856,978
Tuscumbia, AL8,5654142,5562,970
Dormont, PA8,5651071,2201,327
Mayo, MD8,5602901,4051,695
Hoquiam, WA8,5602163,5483,764
Franklin, KY8,5632712,6892,960
Source: The Franklin, 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.