Reported Annual Crime In Petersburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePetersburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,702 (estimate)2,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePetersburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.74.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a74.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a105.5237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)247 (estimate)219373
Burglaryn/an/an/a503.0491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a175.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,455 (estimate)2,1782,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Petersburg is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.4 daily crimes that occur in Petersburg.
  • Petersburg is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Petersburg you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Petersburg has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Petersburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Petersburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Petersburg is 1 in 406
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Petersburg is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Petersburg is 1 in 38

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

Petersburg police department

ItemPetersburgKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

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
Dry Ridge, OH2,45146406452
Blue Jay, OH1,00376669745
Union, KY5,56971708780
Francisville, KY9,21777764841
Taylor Creek, OH3,53486762848
Petersburg, KY3642472,4552,702

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Knollwood, TX3646144,2214,835
Max, ND3643152,7923,107
St. Louisville, OH3643573,1633,520
Windthorst, TX3644292,9513,381
Fairview, MO364000
Petersburg, KY3642472,4552,702
Source: The Petersburg, 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.