Reported Annual Crime In Greenville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)6172,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a22.85.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery0n/a0.075.9102.8
Assault2n/a45.7113.5248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)69232386
Burglary6n/a137.0469.6468.9
Theft12n/a274.11,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a137.0222.8236.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)5482,1902,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Greenville, 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 Greenville, 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 Greenville, KY averages 75% lower than the rest of Kentucky while the rate of crime on a national scale is 78% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Greenville, KY is 71% lower than the average rate of crime in Kentucky and 82% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 75% lower than the remainder of the state of Kentucky and 78% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Greenville, KY area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Centertown, KY3200225225
Powderly, KY73501,3721,372
Central City, KY5,932171,4301,447
South Carrollton, KY1362682,5292,796
Beechmont, KY9112862,6992,985
Bremen, KY1673022,8473,148
Drakesboro, KY4833172,9923,309
Greenville, KY4,44269548617

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greenville is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.69 daily crimes that occur in Greenville.
  • Greenville is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greenville has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Greenville, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Greenville, KY the total number of daily crimes is 3.93 times less than the Kentucky average and 4.60 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Greenville, KY are 3.39 times less than the Kentucky average and 5.64 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Greenville, KY has a daily crime rate that is 3.99 times less than the Kentucky average and 4.47 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Greenville, KY in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kentucky as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Greenville, KY to other cities in the state and across the country, Greenville, KY is 64% safer than other cities of Kentucky and 87% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kentucky cities and all around the United States, Greenville, KY has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Greenville, KY crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 1460
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 183
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 163
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Greenville, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Greenville, KY you have a 1 in 1460 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 183 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Greenville, KY.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Greenville, 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 Greenville, KY has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Greenville, KY has increased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Greenville, KY has increased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Greenville police department

ItemGreenvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.83.3
There are a total of 9 Greenville police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.8% less than the Kentucky average and 35.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Summerville, GA4,44223923946
Farley, KY4,4432011,8942,095
Hearne, TX4,4436281,7722,400
Archer Lodge, NC4,4412571,8952,152
Jenkintown, PA4,441118650768
Greenville, KY4,44269548617
Source: The Greenville, 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.