Reported Annual Crime In Hazard

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHazard/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime311n/a (estimate)5,8592,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHazard/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape6n/a113.033.738.6
Robbery11n/a207.274.7101.9
Assault4n/a75.4105.5237.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)396219373
Burglary45n/a847.8503.0491.4
Theft236n/a4,446.11,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a169.6175.9220.2
Property crime290n/a (estimate)5,4632,1782,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Hazard, KY. All reported Hazard, 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 Hazard, KY overall crime rate is 145% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 105% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Hazard, KY, the rate is 81% higher than compared to the Kentucky average, and 6% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Hazard, KY comes in at 151% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 120% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hazard is 105% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.05 daily crimes that occur in Hazard.
  • Hazard is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hazard you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hazard has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Hazard (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hazard, KY for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Kentucky as well as those across America as a whole. The Hazard, KY total amount of daily offenses is 2.45 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.05 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hazard, KY is 1.81 times more than the Kentucky average, and it is 1.06 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hazard, KY has a daily crime figure that is 2.51 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.20 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hazard (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kentucky and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Hazard, KY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hazard, KY has been ranked safer than 0% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Hazard, KY is safer than 15% 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 Hazard, KY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hazard, KY is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hazard

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hazard is 1 in 253
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hazard is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hazard is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hazard, KY? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Hazard, KY, you have a 1 in 253 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 19. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hazard, KY is 1 in 18.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hazard, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Hazard, KY has increased by 65%, the amount of property crime in Hazard, KY has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Hazard, KY has decreased by 8% year to year.

Hazard police department

ItemHazardKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)275,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.02.83.3
There are a total of 27 Hazard police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 116.4% greater than the Kentucky average and 84.7% greater 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
Hindman, KY1,01690899989
Diablock, KY3252522,5102,762
Hyden, KY4612932,9193,212
Jeff, KY3353063,0393,345
Buckhorn, KY1223183,1643,482
Hazard, KY5,4533965,4635,859

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bowling Green, MO5,4521082,4502,559
Warm Mineral Springs, FL5,4544722,8733,345
Berlin, WI5,451551,7191,775
Lake Fenton, MI5,4561988981,096
Town and Country, WA5,4502943,5823,875
Hazard, KY5,4533965,4635,859
Source: The Hazard, 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.