Reported Annual Crime In Prospect

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProspect/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime55n/a (estimate)1,1182,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProspect/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery0n/a0.075.9102.8
Assault0n/a0.0113.5248.5
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0232386
Burglary2n/a40.7469.6468.9
Theft49n/a996.31,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a81.3222.8236.9
Property crime55n/a (estimate)1,1182,1902,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Prospect, KY for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Prospect, KY is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Prospect, KY crime rates are 54% lower than in comparison to the Kentucky mean and are 61% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Prospect, KY has a rate that is 100% lower than the Kentucky average; compared to the United States, it is 100% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Prospect, KY is 49% lower than its state's mean, and 54% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Strathmoor Village, KY687000
Meadow Vale, KY6730131131
Pewee Valley, KY1,4310259259
Barbourmeade, KY1,37533307340
Beechwood Village, KY1,32133307340
St. Regis Park, KY1,55133307340
Windy Hills, KY2,33136344380
Prospect, KY4,77401,1181,118

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prospect is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.06 daily crimes that occur in Prospect.
  • Prospect is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prospect you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prospect has increased by 40%.

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Daily Crime In Prospect (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Prospect, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Prospect, KY the total number of daily crimes is 2.17 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.54 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Prospect, KY is equal to the Kentucky average and equal to the national average. With regards to property crimes, Prospect, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.96 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.19 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Prospect (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Prospect, KY compared to other areas of Kentucky, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Prospect, KY safer than 67% when compared to other Kentucky cities, and 88% 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 Prospect, KY. At this time, Prospect, KY sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prospect

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prospect is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prospect is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prospect is 1 in 90
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Prospect, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Prospect, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 0. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 90 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 Prospect, KY is 1 in 90.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Prospect, 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 Prospect, KY has decreased by 100%, while the property crime rate in Prospect, KY has increased by 44% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Prospect, KY has increased by 40% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Prospect police department

ItemProspectKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.83.3
There are a total of 9 Prospect police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% less than the Kentucky average and 42% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Royersford, PA4,7741261,3001,425
New Boston, TX4,7731503,0223,172
Platte City, MO4,7751231,7291,852
Brielle, NJ4,7720463463
Beckett, NJ4,7711781,1261,304
Prospect, KY4,77401,1181,118
Source: The Prospect, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.