Reported Annual Crime In Murray

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurray/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime642n/a (estimate)3,4132,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurray/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.34.74.9
Rape10n/a53.233.738.6
Robbery8n/a42.574.7101.9
Assault12n/a63.8105.5237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)165219373
Burglary113n/a600.7503.0491.4
Theft475n/a2,525.31,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft23n/a122.3175.9220.2
Property crime611n/a (estimate)3,2482,1782,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Murray, KY is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Murray, KY. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Murray, KY averages 42% higher than the rest of Kentucky while the rate of crime on a national scale is 19% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Murray, KY is 25% lower than the average rate of crime in Kentucky and 56% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 49% higher than the remainder of the state of Kentucky and 31% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Murray, KY area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Murray is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.35 daily crimes that occur in Murray.
  • Murray is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Murray you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Murray has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Murray (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Murray, KY on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kentucky. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Murray, KY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky state wide, are 1.42 times more than the state average and 1.19 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Murray, KY on a daily bases are 1.33 times less than than Kentucky average and 2.26 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Murray, KY are 1.49 times more than the daily state average and 1.31 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Murray (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Murray, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Murray, KY being safer than 20% of cities in Kentucky and 41% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kentucky cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Murray, KY. In conclusion, Murray, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murray

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murray is 1 in 607
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murray is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Murray is 1 in 30
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Murray, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Murray, KY you have a 1 in 607 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Murray, KY.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Murray, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Murray, KY has increased by 20%, the amount of property crime in Murray, KY has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Murray, KY has increased by 7% year to year.

Murray police department

ItemMurrayKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)365,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.83.3
There are a total of 36 Murray police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28% less than the Kentucky average and 38.6% 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
Puryear, TN7850746746
Hazel, KY4992992,9733,272
Farmington, KY1503002,9863,286
Hardin, KY5813153,1363,452
Dexter, KY3743183,1643,482
Murray, KY18,3751653,2483,413

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Huntington, NY18,378155654809
South Burlington, VT18,3781322,5392,671
Erlanger, KY18,3701621,6071,770
Arlington, WA18,3701744,6114,785
Ozark, MO18,3692353,0723,307
Murray, KY18,3751653,2483,413
Source: The Murray, 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.