Reported Annual Crime In Jeffersontown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJeffersontown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime669n/a (estimate)2,4772,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJeffersontown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.75.95.3
Rape4n/a14.837.040.4
Robbery22n/a81.575.9102.8
Assault5n/a18.5113.5248.5
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)118232386
Burglary92n/a340.7469.6468.9
Theft459n/a1,699.61,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft86n/a318.4222.8236.9
Property crime637n/a (estimate)2,3592,1902,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Jeffersontown, KY for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Jeffersontown, KY is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Jeffersontown, KY crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky mean and are 13% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Jeffersontown, KY has a rate that is 49% lower than the Kentucky average; compared to the United States, it is 69% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Jeffersontown, KY is 8% higher than its state's mean, and 4% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Strathmoor Village, KY687000
Meadow Vale, KY6730131131
Pewee Valley, KY1,4310259259
Heritage Creek, KY1,1140266266
St. Regis Park, KY1,55133307340
Barbourmeade, KY1,37533307340
Beechwood Village, KY1,32133307340
Jeffersontown, KY26,8621182,3592,477

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jeffersontown is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.79 daily crimes that occur in Jeffersontown.
  • Jeffersontown is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jeffersontown you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jeffersontown has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Jeffersontown (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Jeffersontown, KY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national scale. In Jeffersontown, KY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.02 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.15 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Jeffersontown, KY is 1.96 times less than the Kentucky average and 3.26 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Jeffersontown, KY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.04 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Jeffersontown (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Jeffersontown, KY compared to every other city in Kentucky as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Jeffersontown, KY ranks safer than 27% of every city located within Kentucky along with 55% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Kentucky and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Jeffersontown, KY. As a result, Jeffersontown, KY is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jeffersontown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jeffersontown is 1 in 844
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jeffersontown is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jeffersontown is 1 in 41
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Jeffersontown, 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 Jeffersontown, KY, then there is a 1 in 844 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 43. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Jeffersontown, KY.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jeffersontown, 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 Jeffersontown, KY has decreased by 35%, the amount of property crime in Jeffersontown, KY has decreased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Jeffersontown, KY has decreased by 3% year to year.

Jeffersontown police department

ItemJeffersontownKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)595,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.83.3
There are a total of 59 Jeffersontown police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% less than the Kentucky average and 32.8% 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.

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Holladay, UT26,8961051,2751,380
McHenry, IL26,8031501,5161,667
Jeffersontown, KY26,8621182,3592,477
Source: The Jeffersontown, 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.