Henderson, KY Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Henderson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHenderson/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,046n/a (estimate)3,6272,5733,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHenderson/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a345
Rape14n/a493725
Robbery11n/a3874109
Assault39n/a13596229
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)225210368
Burglary200n/a693596610
Theft724n/a2,5101,6291,899
Vehicle theft57n/a198137221
Property crime981n/a (estimate)3,4012,3632,731

The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Henderson, KY. The total number of reported crimes in Henderson, KY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Henderson, KY crime rate is 40% higher than the Kentucky average and is 17% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Henderson, KY has a violent crime rate that is 7% higher than the Kentucky average and 38% lower than the national average. For property crime, Henderson, KY is 43% higher than the Kentucky average and 24% higher than the national average.

The overall crime rate in Henderson is 17% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 9.94 daily crimes that occur in Henderson.
Henderson is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
In Henderson you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Henderson has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Henderson (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Henderson, 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 Henderson, KY total amount of daily offenses is 1.41 times more than than the Kentucky average and 1.17 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Henderson, KY is 1.07 times more than than the Kentucky average, and it is 1.63 times less than than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Henderson, KY has a daily crime figure that is 1.44 times more than than the Kentucky average and 1.25 times more than than the daily national rate.

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How Safe is Henderson (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Henderson, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Henderson, KY being safer than 15% of cities in Kentucky and 35% 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 Henderson, KY. In conclusion, Henderson, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Henderson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Henderson is 1 in 444
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Henderson is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Henderson is 1 in 28

Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Henderson, KY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Henderson, KY, then there is a 1 in 444 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 30. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Henderson, KY.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Henderson, 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 Henderson, KY has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Henderson, KY has increased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Henderson, KY has increased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newburgh, IN3,304859801,065
Melody Hill, IN3,769971,1251,222
Breckinridge Center, KY2,230701,2001,270
Chandler, IN3,1041661,9212,087
Robards, KY5921322,2562,388
Henderson, KY28,7282253,4013,627

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cedar City, UT28,7202672,6252,892
Spring Valley, CA28,7115294,9375,466
Garfield Heights, OH28,7553823,1583,540
Spring Hill, TN28,7641111,0131,123
Farmers Branch, TX28,6811882,8913,079
Henderson, KY28,7282253,4013,627

Henderson police department

ItemHendersonKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)725,359504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.83.3

There are a total of 72 Henderson police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.7% less than the Kentucky average and 23.8% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.