Reported Annual Crime In Nicholasville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNicholasville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,083n/a (estimate)3,6902,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNicholasville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape10n/a34.133.738.6
Robbery22n/a75.074.7101.9
Assault15n/a51.1105.5237.8
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)160219373
Burglary193n/a657.6503.0491.4
Theft802n/a2,732.41,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a139.7175.9220.2
Property crime1,036n/a (estimate)3,5302,1782,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Nicholasville, KY. The total number of reported crimes in Nicholasville, 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 Nicholasville, KY crime rate is 54% higher than the Kentucky average and is 29% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Nicholasville, KY has a violent crime rate that is 27% lower than the Kentucky average and 57% lower than the national average. For property crime, Nicholasville, KY is 62% higher than the Kentucky average and 42% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nicholasville is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.11 daily crimes that occur in Nicholasville.
  • Nicholasville is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nicholasville you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nicholasville has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Nicholasville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Nicholasville, 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 Nicholasville, KY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky state wide, are 1.54 times more than the state average and 1.29 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Nicholasville, KY on a daily bases are 1.37 times less than than Kentucky average and 2.33 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Nicholasville, KY are 1.62 times more than the daily state average and 1.42 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Nicholasville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Nicholasville, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Nicholasville, KY being safer than 18% of cities in Kentucky and 39% 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 Nicholasville, KY. In conclusion, Nicholasville, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nicholasville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nicholasville is 1 in 625
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nicholasville is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nicholasville is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Nicholasville, KY? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Nicholasville, KY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 625. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 29 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Nicholasville, KY is 1 in 28.

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

A good indicator of whether Nicholasville, 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 Nicholasville, KY has decreased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Nicholasville, KY has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Nicholasville, KY has decreased by 5% year over year.

Nicholasville police department

ItemNicholasvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)655,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.83.3
There are a total of 65 Nicholasville police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.8% less than the Kentucky average and 29.9% 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
Wilmore, KY5,99532939971
Burgin, KY1,153949331,026
High Bridge, KY1462522,5102,762
Lexington-Fayette, KY304,4733323,9504,282
Versailles, KY8,9082644,7455,008
Nicholasville, KY28,4831603,5303,690

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lansing, IL28,4862944,8995,193
Kaysville, UT28,48040633673
Garfield Heights, OH28,4924103,6324,042
Prairieville, LA28,4653352,0772,412
Myrtle Beach, SC28,4551,57514,38615,961
Nicholasville, KY28,4831603,5303,690
Source: The Nicholasville, 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.