Reported Annual Crime In Shelbyville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelbyville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime272n/a (estimate)1,7882,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelbyville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.64.74.9
Rape5n/a32.933.738.6
Robbery10n/a65.874.7101.9
Assault6n/a39.5105.5237.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)145219373
Burglary58n/a381.4503.0491.4
Theft178n/a1,170.41,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a92.1175.9220.2
Property crime250n/a (estimate)1,6442,1782,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Shelbyville, KY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 25% lower than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 37% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Shelbyville, KY shows a crime rate that is 34% lower than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 61% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Shelbyville, KY is shown to be 25% lower than the Kentucky average and 34% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shelbyville is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.9 daily crimes that occur in Shelbyville.
  • Shelbyville is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shelbyville you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shelbyville has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Shelbyville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Shelbyville, KY for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Kentucky as well as those across America as a whole. The Shelbyville, KY total amount of daily offenses is 1.34 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.60 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Shelbyville, KY is 1.51 times less than the Kentucky average, and it is 2.58 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Shelbyville, KY has a daily crime figure that is 1.32 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.51 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Shelbyville (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kentucky and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Shelbyville, KY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Shelbyville, KY has been ranked safer than 42% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Shelbyville, KY is safer than 63% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kentucky and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Shelbyville, KY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Shelbyville, KY is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shelbyville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shelbyville is 1 in 692
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shelbyville is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shelbyville is 1 in 56
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Shelbyville, 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 Shelbyville, KY, then there is a 1 in 692 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 61. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 56 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Shelbyville, KY.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Shelbyville, 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 Shelbyville, KY has decreased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Shelbyville, KY has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Shelbyville, KY has decreased by 13% year to year.

Shelbyville police department

ItemShelbyvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)225,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.83.3
There are a total of 22 Shelbyville police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.3% less than the Kentucky average and 53.3% 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
Pewee Valley, KY1,4310130130
Elk Creek, KY1,51231306336
Crestwood, KY4,64057566623
Buckner, KY5,53971708780
Eminence, KY2,505791,6181,697
Shelbyville, KY14,5581451,6441,788

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Red Hill, SC14,5654653,0353,500
College, AK14,5687272,8073,534
Greenwood Village, CO14,5464383,6934,131
Shelbyville, KY14,5581451,6441,788
Source: The Shelbyville, 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.