Reported Annual Crime In Hopkinsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHopkinsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,016n/a (estimate)3,1532,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHopkinsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a12.45.95.3
Rape15n/a46.637.040.4
Robbery44n/a136.675.9102.8
Assault31n/a96.2113.5248.5
Violent crime94n/a (estimate)292232386
Burglary202n/a626.9469.6468.9
Theft672n/a2,085.51,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft48n/a149.0222.8236.9
Property crime922n/a (estimate)2,8612,1902,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hopkinsville, KY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 30% higher than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 11% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hopkinsville, KY shows a crime rate that is 26% higher than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 24% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hopkinsville, KY is shown to be 31% higher than the Kentucky average and 17% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Trenton, KY4330258258
Cerulean, KY2162772,6192,897
Pembroke, KY7912862,7032,989
LaFayette, KY1352942,7753,069
Fairview, KY1802962,7973,093
Crofton, KY6723453,2613,607
Oak Grove, KY7,4874714,9525,423
Hopkinsville, KY32,4422922,8613,153

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hopkinsville is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.64 daily crimes that occur in Hopkinsville.
  • Hopkinsville is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hopkinsville you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hopkinsville has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Hopkinsville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hopkinsville, 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 Hopkinsville, KY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky state wide, are 1.30 times more than the state average and 1.11 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hopkinsville, KY on a daily bases are 1.26 times more than than Kentucky average and 1.32 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hopkinsville, KY are 1.31 times more than the daily state average and 1.17 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hopkinsville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hopkinsville, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hopkinsville, KY being safer than 14% of cities in Kentucky and 34% 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 Hopkinsville, KY. In conclusion, Hopkinsville, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hopkinsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hopkinsville is 1 in 343
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hopkinsville is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hopkinsville is 1 in 32
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hopkinsville, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hopkinsville, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 343. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 35 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hopkinsville, KY is 1 in 32.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hopkinsville, KY is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Hopkinsville, KY has decreased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Hopkinsville, KY has decreased by 12%. The total crime rate in Hopkinsville, KY has decreased by 11% year to year.

Hopkinsville police department

ItemHopkinsvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1005,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
There are a total of 100 Hopkinsville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.9% greater than the Kentucky average and 2.4% 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
Spring Valley, NY32,4154992,0532,552
Westlake, OH32,408431,4251,468
Lewiston, ID32,4841414,0724,212
Bangor, ME32,4912324,1534,386
Englewood, CO32,5234053,2343,638
Hopkinsville, KY32,4422922,8613,153
Source: The Hopkinsville, 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.