Reported Annual Crime In Hazard

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHazard/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime278n/a (estimate)5,2352,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHazard/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape3n/a56.537.040.4
Robbery2n/a37.775.9102.8
Assault1n/a18.8113.5248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)113232386
Burglary24n/a452.0469.6468.9
Theft240n/a4,519.81,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a150.7222.8236.9
Property crime272n/a (estimate)5,1222,1902,451
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 116% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 85% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Hazard, KY, the rate is 51% lower than compared to the Kentucky average, and 71% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Hazard, KY comes in at 134% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 109% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hyden, KY461000
Hindman, KY705969041,000
Diablock, KY3422672,5242,791
Jeff, KY3343243,0563,380
Buckhorn, KY1583373,1813,518
Blackey, KY1893453,2533,598
Vicco, KY3133603,4033,763
Hazard, KY5,3831135,1225,235

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hazard is 85% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.34 daily crimes that occur in Hazard.
  • Hazard is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hazard you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hazard has decreased by 11%.

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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 2.16 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.85 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hazard, KY is 2.06 times less than the Kentucky average, and it is 3.42 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hazard, KY has a daily crime figure that is 2.34 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.09 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 5% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Hazard, KY is safer than 22% 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 886
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hazard is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hazard is 1 in 20
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 886 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 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hazard, KY is 1 in 20.

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 decreased by 71%, the amount of property crime in Hazard, KY has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Hazard, KY has decreased by 11% year to year.

Hazard police department

ItemHazardKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)275,359558,732
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 85.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wind Lake, WI5,383127799926
Worland, WY5,3831121,1591,272
Glasgow Village, MO5,3825212,8093,330
Tyrone, PA5,3823941,8762,270
Dayton, KY5,385732,1832,257
Hazard, KY5,3831135,1225,235
Source: The Hazard, 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.