Reported Annual Crime In Prestonsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrestonsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)2,4572,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrestonsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape5n/a153.633.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.074.7101.9
Assault6n/a184.3105.5237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)338219373
Burglary22n/a675.7503.0491.4
Theft43n/a1,320.61,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a122.8175.9220.2
Property crime69n/a (estimate)2,1192,1782,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prestonsburg is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.73 daily crimes that occur in Prestonsburg.
  • Prestonsburg is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prestonsburg you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prestonsburg has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Prestonsburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prestonsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prestonsburg is 1 in 296
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prestonsburg is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prestonsburg is 1 in 41

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

Prestonsburg police department

ItemPrestonsburgKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)165,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.92.83.3
There are a total of 16 Prestonsburg police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.8% greater than the Kentucky average and 50.9% greater 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
Wayland, KY377000
Martin, KY6874978281,325
Paintsville, KY4,2541412,2282,369
Coal Run Village, KY1,804622,6012,663
Prestonsburg, KY3,3233382,1192,457

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nesquehoning, PA3,3212071,1891,396
Gallipolis, OH3,32533411,11711,451
Winnie, TX3,3252271,5581,784
Fort Edward, NY3,3262641,1151,380
West Point, VA3,3192101,3491,558
Prestonsburg, KY3,3233382,1192,457
Source: The Prestonsburg, 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.