Louisville, KY Crime Rates & Statistics

Louisville crime information

StatisticLouisville /100KKentucky /100KNational /100K
Violent crime543210368
Property crime4,2882,3632,731
Total crime index4,8312,5733,099
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  • The Louisville crime index is 87% higher than the Kentucky average and and the Kentucky crime index is 16% lower than the National average.
  • The Louisville violent crime rate is 158% higher than the Kentucky average and and the Kentucky violent crime rate is 42% lower than the National average.
  • The Louisville property crime rate is 81% higher than the Kentucky average and and the Kentucky property crime rate is 13% lower than the National average.

Louisville police department

ItemLouisvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,4235,359504,711
Police officers /1000 residents2.12.83.3
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There are a total of 1,423 Louisville police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.4% less than the Kentucky average and 34.6% less than the National average.

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  • Louisville is safer than 12.5% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Louisville is less than 2% of the cities in Kentucky.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Louisville is 1 in 21.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Louisville is 1 in 185.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Louisville is 1 in 24.

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Louisville violent crime breakdown

CrimeLouisvilleLouisville /100KKentucky /100KNational /100K
Murder48745
Rape160243725
Robbery1,42721374109
Assault2,00929996229

Louisville property crime breakdown

CrimeLouisvilleLouisville /100KKentucky /100KNational /100K
Burglary6,9201,031596610
Theft19,8352,9561,6291,899
Vehichle theft2,025302137221

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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Neighborhoods in & around Louisville, KY

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Cherokee Gardens, Louisville864
Deer Park, Louisville863.4
Tyler Park, Louisville852.6
Belknap, Louisville854.2
Highlands Douglas, Louisville844.2
Bonnycastle, Louisville843.5
Gardiner Lane, Louisville845.1
Cherokee Triangle, Louisville842.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Rock Creek Lexington Road, Louisville845.2
Hayfield Dundee, Louisville845
Highlands, Louisville841.8
Crescent Hill, Louisville834.2
Cherokee Seneca, Louisville834.1
Poplar Level, Louisville823.8
Bowman, Louisville825.7
Brownsboro Zorn, Louisville824
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Cities near Louisville, KY

CityScoreMiles
Mockingbird Valley, KY934.4
Rolling Fields, KY924.8
Strathmoor Manor, KY914.7
Ten Broeck, KY9010.1
Glenview Hills, KY907.1
Indian Hills, KY905.4
Manor Creek, KY909.7
Glenview Manor, KY907.4
CityScoreMiles
Old Brownsboro Place, KY898.3
Broeck Pointe, KY899.8
Hills and Dales, KY898
Thornhill, KY897.6
Creekside, KY8810.6
Goose Creek, KY889.5
Spring Valley, KY888.5
Bancroft, KY888.2
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