Reported Annual Crime In Ghent

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGhent/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,740 (estimate)2,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGhent/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.95.3
Rapen/an/an/a37.040.4
Robberyn/an/an/a75.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a113.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)262 (estimate)232386
Burglaryn/an/an/a469.6468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a222.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,478 (estimate)2,1902,451

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Owenton, KY1,7210709709
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Sparta, KY2343022,8513,153
Worthville, KY2163082,9073,215
Ghent, KY3762622,4782,740

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ghent is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.51 daily crimes that occur in Ghent.
  • Ghent is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ghent you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ghent has increased by 20%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ghent

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ghent is 1 in 382
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ghent is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ghent is 1 in 37

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

Ghent police department

ItemGhentKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

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
McNabb, IL3765542,6013,155
Altamahaw, NC3764113,0253,436
Twin, AL3766403,5494,189
Saline, LA3768995,2376,135
Akeley, MN37604,6404,640
Ghent, KY3762622,4782,740
Source: The Ghent, 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.