Reported Annual Crime In Melbourne

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelbourne/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,528 (estimate)2,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelbourne/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.74.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a74.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a105.5237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)231 (estimate)219373
Burglaryn/an/an/a503.0491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a175.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,297 (estimate)2,1782,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melbourne is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.92 daily crimes that occur in Melbourne.
  • Melbourne is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melbourne you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melbourne has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Melbourne (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melbourne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melbourne is 1 in 434
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melbourne is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melbourne is 1 in 40

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

Melbourne police department

ItemMelbourneKentuckyNational
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Coldstream, OH1,31641363404
Terrace Park, OH2,24946406452
Crestview Hills, KY3,31042415457
Amberley, OH3,58556493549
Crescent Springs, KY3,95856554610
Melbourne, KY3712312,2972,528

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hallwood, VA3713153,0033,319
Paint Rock, TX3716084,1804,788
Wamsutter, WY3713012,5762,876
Blandburg, PA3714932,8393,332
Mount Pleasant, AR3715873,6674,255
Melbourne, KY3712312,2972,528
Source: The Melbourne, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.