Reported Annual Crime In Pikeville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePikeville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime467n/a (estimate)6,3342,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePikeville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.64.74.9
Rape2n/a27.133.738.6
Robbery8n/a108.574.7101.9
Assault1n/a13.6105.5237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)163219373
Burglary50n/a678.2503.0491.4
Theft398n/a5,398.11,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a94.9175.9220.2
Property crime455n/a (estimate)6,1712,1782,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Pikeville, KY. All reported Pikeville, KY crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Pikeville, KY overall crime rate is 164% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 121% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Pikeville, KY, the rate is 26% lower than compared to the Kentucky average, and 56% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Pikeville, KY comes in at 183% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 148% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pikeville is 121% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.35 daily crimes that occur in Pikeville.
  • Pikeville is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pikeville you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pikeville has decreased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Pikeville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pikeville, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Pikeville, KY the total number of daily crimes is 2.64 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.21 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pikeville, KY is 1.34 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.29 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pikeville, KY has a daily crime rate that is 2.83 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.48 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Pikeville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Pikeville, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pikeville, KY being safer than 1% of cities in Kentucky and 16% 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 Pikeville, KY. In conclusion, Pikeville, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pikeville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pikeville is 1 in 615
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pikeville is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pikeville is 1 in 16
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Pikeville, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Pikeville, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 615. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 17 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Pikeville, KY is 1 in 16.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pikeville, 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 Pikeville, KY has increased by 25%, the amount of property crime in Pikeville, KY has decreased by 26%, and the total amount of crime in Pikeville, KY has decreased by 25% year to year.

Pikeville police department

ItemPikevilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)225,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
There are a total of 22 Pikeville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.2% greater than the Kentucky average and 2.5% 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
Wheelwright, KY1,036000
Wayland, KY377000
Williamson, WV3,1184648281,292
Martin, KY6874978281,325
Prestonsburg, KY3,3233382,1192,457
Pikeville, KY7,3131636,1716,334

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hastings, MI7,3134391,3161,755
Mead, WA7,3142773,3783,655
Logan, OH7,3141683,9304,098
Ancient Oaks, PA7,312133765898
Parkwood, WA7,3122773,3813,658
Pikeville, KY7,3131636,1716,334
Source: The Pikeville, 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.