Reported Annual Crime In Paintsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePaintsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime101n/a (estimate)2,3692,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePaintsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape0n/a0.033.738.6
Robbery3n/a70.474.7101.9
Assault3n/a70.4105.5237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)141219373
Burglary19n/a445.7503.0491.4
Theft71n/a1,665.51,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a117.3175.9220.2
Property crime95n/a (estimate)2,2282,1782,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Paintsville, 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 1% lower than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 17% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Paintsville, KY shows a crime rate that is 36% lower than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 62% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Paintsville, KY is shown to be 2% higher than the Kentucky average and 10% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Paintsville is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.49 daily crimes that occur in Paintsville.
  • Paintsville is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Paintsville you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paintsville has increased by 34%.

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Daily Crime In Paintsville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Paintsville, KY for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Kentucky as well as those across America as a whole. The Paintsville, KY total amount of daily offenses is 1.01 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.21 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Paintsville, KY is 1.55 times less than the Kentucky average, and it is 2.65 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Paintsville, KY has a daily crime figure that is 1.02 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Paintsville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Paintsville, KY in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kentucky as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Paintsville, KY to other cities in the state and across the country, Paintsville, KY is 31% safer than other cities of Kentucky and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kentucky cities and all around the United States, Paintsville, KY has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Paintsville, KY crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paintsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paintsville is 1 in 711
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paintsville is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Paintsville is 1 in 43
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Paintsville, 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 Paintsville, KY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 711. 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 45 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 Paintsville, KY is 1 in 43.

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

Determining whether Paintsville, KY is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Paintsville, KY has increased by 52% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 33% year over year. Total crimes for Paintsville, KY has increased by 34% in the same time frame.

Paintsville police department

ItemPaintsvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.83.3
There are a total of 9 Paintsville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.1% less than the Kentucky average and 20.7% 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
Inez, KY1,021000
Salyersville, KY1,79105555
Prestonsburg, KY3,3233382,1192,457
Auxier, KY3662672,6542,921
Dwale, KY2302842,8223,105
Paintsville, KY4,2541412,2282,369

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Berryville, VA4,25401,0871,087
North East, PA4,2532661,5321,798
Egg Harbor City, NJ4,2534222,6243,045
Lonoke, AR4,2553052,9563,261
Freeburg, IL4,252188657845
Paintsville, KY4,2541412,2282,369
Source: The Paintsville, 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.