Louisville, KY Crime Rates & Statistics

Louisville crime information

StatisticLouisville /100KKentucky /100KNational /100K
Violent crime599223387
Property crime4,2942,5532,859
Total crime index4,8932,7763,246
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  • The Louisville crime index is 76% higher than the Kentucky average and and the Kentucky crime index is 14% lower than the National average.
  • The Louisville violent crime rate is 168% 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 68% higher than the Kentucky average and and the Kentucky property crime rate is 10% lower than the National average.

Louisville police department

ItemLouisvilleKentuckyNational
Total police officers1,4235,359505,262
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 13.4% 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 168.
  • 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
Murder62955
Rape183272927
Robbery1,39420981113
Assault2,350353108242

Louisville property crime breakdown

CrimeLouisvilleLouisville /100KKentucky /100KNational /100K
Burglary7,0081,052675670
Theft19,4112,9141,7251,959
Vehichle theft2,187328152230

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
Tyler Park, Louisville882.6
Belknap, Louisville884.2
Deer Park, Louisville883.4
Cherokee Triangle, Louisville882.4
Highlands Douglas, Louisville884.2
Bonnycastle, Louisville873.5
Rock Creek Lexington Road, Louisville875.2
Cherokee Gardens, Louisville874
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Cherokee Seneca, Louisville874.1
Hayfield Dundee, Louisville865
Crescent Hill, Louisville864.2
Gardiner Lane, Louisville865.1
Brownsboro Zorn, Louisville854
Bowman, Louisville855.7
Highlands, Louisville851.8
Poplar Level, Louisville833.8
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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
Manor Creek, KY909.7
Druid Hills, KY905.3
Glenview Manor, KY907.4
CityScoreMiles
Richlawn, KY906.5
Strathmoor Village, KY894.8
Old Brownsboro Place, KY898.3
Broeck Pointe, KY899.8
Wellington, KY895.5
Norbourne Estates, KY896
Hills and Dales, KY898
Thornhill, KY897.6
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