Reported Annual Crime In Oak Grove

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Grove/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime275n/a (estimate)3,6592,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Grove/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape5n/a66.533.738.6
Robbery3n/a39.974.7101.9
Assault8n/a106.5105.5237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)213219373
Burglary75n/a998.0503.0491.4
Theft170n/a2,262.11,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a186.3175.9220.2
Property crime259n/a (estimate)3,4462,1782,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Oak Grove, KY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 53% higher than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 28% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Oak Grove, KY shows a crime rate that is 3% lower than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 43% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Oak Grove, KY is shown to be 58% higher than the Kentucky average and 39% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Grove is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.03 daily crimes that occur in Oak Grove.
  • Oak Grove is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Grove you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Grove has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Oak Grove (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Oak Grove, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Oak Grove, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.28 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Oak Grove, KY is 1.03 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.75 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Oak Grove, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.39 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Oak Grove (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Oak Grove, KY compared to other areas of Kentucky, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Oak Grove, KY safer than 16% when compared to other Kentucky cities, and 36% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kentucky, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Oak Grove, KY. At this time, Oak Grove, KY sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Grove

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Grove is 1 in 470
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Grove is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Grove is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove, KY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 470. 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 30 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 Oak Grove, KY is 1 in 28.

Year Over Year Crime In Oak Grove (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Oak Grove, KY is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Oak Grove, KY has decreased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Oak Grove, KY has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Oak Grove, KY has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Oak Grove police department

ItemOak GroveKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)235,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.83.3
There are a total of 23 Oak Grove police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.4% greater than the Kentucky average and 5.7% 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
Trenton, KY393000
Pembroke, KY7660782782
Guthrie, KY1,55201,0391,039
Elkton, KY2,39202,0212,021
LaFayette, KY1502782,7603,037
Oak Grove, KY7,5222133,4463,659

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North Amherst, MA7,5174341,8762,309
Catalina, AZ7,5273802,8133,194
Oak Grove, KY7,5222133,4463,659
Source: The Oak Grove, 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.