Reported Annual Crime In Grayson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrayson/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime112n/a (estimate)2,7682,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrayson/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery2n/a49.475.9102.8
Assault1n/a24.7113.5248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)74232386
Burglary11n/a271.9469.6468.9
Theft92n/a2,273.91,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a148.3222.8236.9
Property crime109n/a (estimate)2,6942,1902,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Grayson, KY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Grayson, KY, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Grayson, KY is 14% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Kentucky, and when compared with the national average, is 2% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Grayson, KY has 68% lower than violent crime rate than Kentucky average, while remaining 81% lower than the national average. In property crime, Grayson, KY is 23% higher than the average of Kentucky and is 10% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bellefonte, KY7470116116
Flatwoods, KY7,48314233246
Raceland, KY2,60784378462
Worthington, KY1,3910573573
Olive Hill, KY1,728126753879
Westwood, KY4,6551881,7791,968
Russell, KY3,2781541,8492,003
Grayson, KY4,148742,6942,768

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Grayson is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.58 daily crimes that occur in Grayson.
  • Grayson is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grayson you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grayson has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Grayson (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Grayson, KY on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kentucky. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Grayson, KY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky state wide, are 1.14 times more than the state average and 1.02 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Grayson, KY on a daily bases are 3.13 times less than than Kentucky average and 5.21 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Grayson, KY are 1.23 times more than the daily state average and 1.10 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Grayson (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Grayson, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Grayson, KY being safer than 53% of cities in Kentucky and 78% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kentucky cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Grayson, KY. In conclusion, Grayson, KY now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grayson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grayson is 1 in 1349
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grayson is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grayson is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Grayson, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Grayson, KY you have a 1 in 1349 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Grayson, KY.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Grayson, KY is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Grayson, KY has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Grayson, KY has increased by 25% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Grayson, KY has increased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Grayson police department

ItemGraysonKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,359556,527
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
Long Hill, CT4,1481891,5051,694
Waynesburg, PA4,1452241,9152,139
La Verkin, UT4,1441181,9912,109
Stock Island, FL4,1532531,5821,835
Indian Rocks Beach, FL4,1531402,1962,336
Grayson, KY4,148742,6942,768
Source: The Grayson, 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.