Reported Annual Crime In LaFayette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaFayette/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,069 (estimate)2,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaFayette/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.95.3
Rapen/an/an/a37.040.4
Robberyn/an/an/a75.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a113.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)294 (estimate)232386
Burglaryn/an/an/a469.6468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a222.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,775 (estimate)2,1902,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dover, TN1,6962052,6622,867
Hopkinsville, KY32,5072922,8613,153
Cadiz, KY2,6334182,9663,384
Oak Grove, KY7,5224714,9525,423
LaFayette, KY1502942,7753,069

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in LaFayette is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.41 daily crimes that occur in LaFayette.
  • LaFayette is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In LaFayette you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in LaFayette has increased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in LaFayette

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in LaFayette is 1 in 341
The chance of being a victim of property crime in LaFayette is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in LaFayette is 1 in 33

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

LaFayette police department

ItemLaFayetteKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

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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Charles City, VA1501129551,067
Garden Valley, ID1502011,5231,724
Belgrade, NE1504493,4923,941
Dennison, MN1502992,6272,926
Farmington, KY1503183,0033,321
LaFayette, KY1502942,7753,069
Source: The LaFayette, 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.