Reported Annual Crime In Shepherdsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShepherdsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime478n/a (estimate)3,9872,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShepherdsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.34.74.9
Rape9n/a75.133.738.6
Robbery10n/a83.474.7101.9
Assault8n/a66.7105.5237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)234219373
Burglary91n/a759.0503.0491.4
Theft327n/a2,727.31,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft32n/a266.9175.9220.2
Property crime450n/a (estimate)3,7532,1782,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Shepherdsville, KY. All reported Shepherdsville, 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 Shepherdsville, KY overall crime rate is 66% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 39% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Shepherdsville, KY, the rate is 7% higher than compared to the Kentucky average, and 37% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Shepherdsville, KY comes in at 72% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 51% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shepherdsville is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.92 daily crimes that occur in Shepherdsville.
  • Shepherdsville is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shepherdsville you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shepherdsville has increased by 39%.

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Daily Crime In Shepherdsville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Shepherdsville, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Shepherdsville, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.39 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Shepherdsville, KY is 1.07 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.60 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Shepherdsville, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.72 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.51 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Shepherdsville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Shepherdsville, KY in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kentucky as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Shepherdsville, KY to other cities in the state and across the country, Shepherdsville, KY is 11% safer than other cities of Kentucky and 32% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kentucky cities and all around the United States, Shepherdsville, KY has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Shepherdsville, KY crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shepherdsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shepherdsville is 1 in 429
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shepherdsville is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shepherdsville is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Shepherdsville, KY? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Shepherdsville, KY, you have a 1 in 429 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 27. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Shepherdsville, KY is 1 in 26.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Shepherdsville, KY is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Shepherdsville, KY has increased by 20% and the rate of property crime in Shepherdsville, KY has increased by 40%. The total crime rate in Shepherdsville, KY has increased by 39% year to year.

Shepherdsville police department

ItemShepherdsvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)235,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.83.3
There are a total of 23 Shepherdsville police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.5% less than the Kentucky average and 38.1% 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
Pioneer Village, KY2,7400388388
Hebron Estates, KY1,10348473521
Fox Chase, KY43988880968
Lebanon Junction, KY1,8141049381,042
Lynnview, KY8812128481,060
Shepherdsville, KY11,5732343,7533,987

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Claiborne, LA11,5755063,1443,650
Two Rivers, WI11,5772022,1192,321
Kingsburg, CA11,5822372,8783,115
Urbana, OH11,5871314,0694,200
Mexico, MO11,5552482,9313,179
Shepherdsville, KY11,5732343,7533,987
Source: The Shepherdsville, 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.