Reported Annual Crime In Richmond

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,238n/a (estimate)3,6472,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a8.84.74.9
Rape15n/a44.233.738.6
Robbery35n/a103.174.7101.9
Assault32n/a94.3105.5237.8
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)250219373
Burglary226n/a665.8503.0491.4
Theft885n/a2,607.31,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft42n/a123.7175.9220.2
Property crime1,153n/a (estimate)3,3972,1782,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Richmond, KY. The total number of reported crimes in Richmond, KY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Richmond, KY crime rate is 52% higher than the Kentucky average and is 28% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Richmond, KY has a violent crime rate that is 15% higher than the Kentucky average and 33% lower than the national average. For property crime, Richmond, KY is 56% higher than the Kentucky average and 37% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.99 daily crimes that occur in Richmond.
  • Richmond is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Richmond (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Richmond, KY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national scale. In Richmond, KY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.52 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.28 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Richmond, KY is 1.15 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.49 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Richmond, KY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.56 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.37 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Richmond (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Richmond, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Richmond, KY being safer than 14% of cities in Kentucky and 34% 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 Richmond, KY. In conclusion, Richmond, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richmond

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond is 1 in 400
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richmond is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richmond is 1 in 28
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Richmond, KY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Richmond, KY, then there is a 1 in 400 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 30. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Richmond, KY.

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

A good indicator of whether Richmond, KY is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Richmond, KY has decreased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Richmond, KY has decreased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Richmond, KY has decreased by 12% year over year.

Richmond police department

ItemRichmondKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)635,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.83.3
There are a total of 63 Richmond police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.1% less than the Kentucky average and 39.5% 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
Berea, KY14,209942,1492,243
Nicholasville, KY28,4831603,5303,690
Richmond, KY32,7062503,3973,647

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wenatchee, WA32,6271553,4423,597
Rosenberg, TX32,7892981,6031,901
Socorro, TX32,6231151,0601,175
Menlo Park, CA32,792951,8321,927
Bangor, ME32,8001733,9324,104
Richmond, KY32,7062503,3973,647
Source: The Richmond, 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.