Reported Annual Crime In Mount Sterling

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Sterling/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime378n/a (estimate)5,2162,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Sterling/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape2n/a27.633.738.6
Robbery10n/a138.074.7101.9
Assault4n/a55.2105.5237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)221219373
Burglary47n/a648.5503.0491.4
Theft302n/a4,167.21,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a179.4175.9220.2
Property crime362n/a (estimate)4,9952,1782,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Mount Sterling, KY. The total number of reported crimes in Mount Sterling, KY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Mount Sterling, KY crime rate is 118% higher than the Kentucky average and is 82% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Mount Sterling, KY has a violent crime rate that is 1% higher than the Kentucky average and 41% lower than the national average. For property crime, Mount Sterling, KY is 129% higher than the Kentucky average and 101% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Sterling is 82% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.29 daily crimes that occur in Mount Sterling.
  • Mount Sterling is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Sterling you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Sterling has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Sterling (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Mount Sterling, KY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national scale. In Mount Sterling, KY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.18 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.82 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Mount Sterling, KY is 1.01 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.69 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Mount Sterling, KY has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.29 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.01 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Mount Sterling (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kentucky and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mount Sterling, KY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mount Sterling, KY has been ranked safer than 6% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Mount Sterling, KY is safer than 23% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kentucky and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mount Sterling, KY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mount Sterling, KY is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Sterling

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 453
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mount Sterling, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mount Sterling, KY you have a 1 in 453 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Sterling, KY.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Sterling (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Mount Sterling, KY is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Mount Sterling, KY has increased by 58%, while the property crime rate in Mount Sterling, KY has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mount Sterling, KY has increased by 2% year over year.

Mount Sterling police department

ItemMount SterlingKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)225,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
There are a total of 22 Mount Sterling police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.1% greater than the Kentucky average and 3.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Owingsville, KY1,64363438501
Stanton, KY2,724371,0801,117
Jeffersonville, KY1,6371031,0281,131
Camargo, KY1,3271041,0311,134
Clay City, KY1,354941,8891,983
Mount Sterling, KY7,0302214,9955,216

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mechanicstown, NY7,0303691,5591,929
Larose, LA7,0304782,9703,449
Savannah, TN7,0298637,2578,120
Tyrone, GA7,0281111,2671,378
Summit View, WA7,0332743,3483,622
Mount Sterling, KY7,0302214,9955,216
Source: The Mount Sterling, 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.