Reported Annual Crime In Whitesburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhitesburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)4542,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhitesburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery2n/a100.975.9102.8
Assault0n/a0.0113.5248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)101232386
Burglary4n/a201.8469.6468.9
Theft3n/a151.41,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0222.8236.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)3532,1902,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pippa Passes, KY508000
Jenkins, KY2,314000
Benham, KY533000
Fleming-Neon, KY1,002000
Lynch, KY6960142142
Cumberland, KY2,28296674770
Hindman, KY1,016969041,000
Whitesburg, KY1,832101353454

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Whitesburg is 84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.24 daily crimes that occur in Whitesburg.
  • Whitesburg is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Whitesburg you have a 1 in 221 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Whitesburg has increased by 203%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Whitesburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Whitesburg is 1 in 992
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whitesburg is 1 in 284
The chance of being a victim of crime in Whitesburg is 1 in 221

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

Whitesburg police department

ItemWhitesburgKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.83.3
There are a total of 8 Whitesburg police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.4% greater than the Kentucky average and 14.7% greater 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alum Creek, WV1,832145829974
Victoria, VA1,8323601,2591,619
Camino, CA1,8331528711,023
Lunenburg, MA1,8312711,8362,107
Victory Lakes, NJ1,833107675782
Whitesburg, KY1,832101353454
Source: The Whitesburg, 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.