Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,153 (estimate)2,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.95.3
Rapen/an/an/a37.040.4
Robberyn/an/an/a75.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a113.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)302 (estimate)232386
Burglaryn/an/an/a469.6468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a222.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,851 (estimate)2,1902,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Verona, KY1,23240374413
Owenton, KY1,7210709709
Vevay, IN1,3791661,0601,225
Warsaw, KY1,860591,1791,237
Carrollton, KY3,9541291,7021,831
Ghent, KY3762622,4782,740
Worthville, KY2163082,9073,215
Sparta, KY2343022,8513,153

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.64 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has increased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 332
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 32

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

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

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
Cheshire, OH2343643,1313,495
Gotham, WI2344292,7133,143
Waverly, WV2343411,9492,289
Aline, OK2346514,3134,963
Toronto, SD2346062,8713,476
Sparta, KY2343022,8513,153
Source: The Sparta, 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.