Reported Annual Crime In Winchester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchester/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,066n/a (estimate)5,7742,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinchester/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.45.95.3
Rape15n/a81.337.040.4
Robbery19n/a102.975.9102.8
Assault13n/a70.4113.5248.5
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)260232386
Burglary147n/a796.3469.6468.9
Theft817n/a4,425.51,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft54n/a292.5222.8236.9
Property crime1,018n/a (estimate)5,5142,1902,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Winchester, 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 138% higher than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 104% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Winchester, KY shows a crime rate that is 12% higher than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Winchester, KY is shown to be 152% higher than the Kentucky average and 125% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clay City, KY1,3541842,2962,479
Paris, KY9,7461522,3472,499
North Middletown, KY9283082,9063,214
Sharpsburg, KY4713573,3713,728
Mount Sterling, KY7,0303304,0594,389
Winchester, KY18,3632605,5145,774

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Winchester is 104% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.82 daily crimes that occur in Winchester.
  • Winchester is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Winchester you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winchester has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Winchester (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Winchester, KY is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kentucky and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Winchester, KY are 2.38 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.04 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Winchester, KY are 1.12 times more than than Kentucky and 1.49 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Winchester, KY are 2.52 times more than than Kentucky and 2.25 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Winchester (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Winchester, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Winchester, KY being safer than 3% of cities in Kentucky and 16% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kentucky cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Winchester, KY. In conclusion, Winchester, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winchester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winchester is 1 in 385
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winchester is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Winchester is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Winchester, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Winchester, KY you have a 1 in 385 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winchester, KY.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Winchester, KY is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Winchester, KY has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Winchester, KY has increased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Winchester, KY has increased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Winchester police department

ItemWinchesterKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)505,359556,527
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
Covington, WA18,3611483,3803,528
Nanuet, NY18,3662771,1371,414
Ozark, MO18,3691192,4322,551
Arlington, WA18,3702664,5504,817
Erlanger, KY18,3701441,3811,525
Winchester, KY18,3632605,5145,774
Source: The Winchester, 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.