Reported Annual Crime In Mount Vernon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42n/a (estimate)1,6822,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery0n/a0.075.9102.8
Assault2n/a80.1113.5248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)80232386
Burglary19n/a760.9469.6468.9
Theft16n/a640.81,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a200.2222.8236.9
Property crime40n/a (estimate)1,6022,1902,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crab Orchard, KY973000
Brodhead, KY1,341000
East Bernstadt, KY8913183,0063,325
Livingston, KY1383323,1313,463
Mount Vernon, KY2,545801,6021,682

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.61 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has increased by 39%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 1249
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 60

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

Mount Vernon police department

ItemMount VernonKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
There are a total of 8 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% greater than the Kentucky average and 1.5% 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.

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New Lisbon, WI2,5452021,2131,415
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Canton, MO2,5445021,7982,300
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Mount Vernon, KY2,545801,6021,682
Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.