Reported Annual Crime In St. Matthews

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Matthews/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime841n/a (estimate)4,6392,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Matthews/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape1n/a5.537.040.4
Robbery28n/a154.575.9102.8
Assault9n/a49.6113.5248.5
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)210232386
Burglary83n/a457.9469.6468.9
Theft655n/a3,613.41,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft65n/a358.6222.8236.9
Property crime803n/a (estimate)4,4302,1902,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in St. Matthews, KY. All reported St. Matthews, 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 St. Matthews, KY overall crime rate is 92% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 64% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in St. Matthews, KY, the rate is 10% lower than compared to the Kentucky average, and 46% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, St. Matthews, KY comes in at 102% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 81% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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Strathmoor Village, KY687000
Meadow Vale, KY6730131131
Pewee Valley, KY1,4310259259
Heritage Creek, KY1,1140266266
Beechwood Village, KY1,32133307340
Elk Creek, KY1,51233307340
St. Regis Park, KY1,55133307340
St. Matthews, KY17,6862104,4304,639

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Matthews is 64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.71 daily crimes that occur in St. Matthews.
  • St. Matthews is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Matthews you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Matthews has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In St. Matthews (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in St. Matthews, KY on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kentucky. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in St. Matthews, KY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky state wide, are 1.92 times more than the state average and 1.64 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in St. Matthews, KY on a daily bases are 1.11 times less than than Kentucky average and 1.84 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in St. Matthews, KY are 2.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.81 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is St. Matthews (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of St. Matthews, KY compared to every other city in Kentucky as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that St. Matthews, KY ranks safer than 9% of every city located within Kentucky along with 25% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Kentucky and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than St. Matthews, KY. As a result, St. Matthews, KY is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Matthews

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Matthews is 1 in 478
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Matthews is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Matthews is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Matthews, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In St. Matthews, KY you have a 1 in 478 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Matthews, KY.

Year Over Year Crime In St. Matthews (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether St. Matthews, 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 St. Matthews, KY has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in St. Matthews, KY has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in St. Matthews, KY has increased by 4% year over year.

St. Matthews police department

ItemSt. MatthewsKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)395,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.83.3
There are a total of 39 St. Matthews police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.8% less than the Kentucky average and 32.4% 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.

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St. Matthews, KY17,6862104,4304,639
Source: The St. Matthews, 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.