Reported Annual Crime In Flatwoods

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlatwoods/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)4202,1752,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlatwoods/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape2n/a28.038.242.6
Robbery2n/a28.055.086.2
Assault2n/a28.0113.2246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)84212381
Burglary8n/a112.1384.7376.0
Theft14n/a196.21,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a28.0229.6228.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)3361,9632,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Flatwoods, KY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Flatwoods, KY, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Flatwoods, KY is 81% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Kentucky, and when compared with the national average, is 84% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Flatwoods, KY has 60% lower than violent crime rate than Kentucky average, while remaining 78% lower than the national average. In property crime, Flatwoods, KY is 83% lower than the average of Kentucky and is 85% lower than the national average.

Flatwoods crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Flatwoods is 84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.15 daily crimes that occur in Flatwoods.
  • Flatwoods is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Flatwoods you have a 1 in 238 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Flatwoods has increased by 71%.

Compare Flatwoods, KY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Flatwoods (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Flatwoods, KY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national scale. In Flatwoods, KY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 5.17 times less than the Kentucky average and 6.14 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Flatwoods, KY is 2.52 times less than the Kentucky average and 4.53 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Flatwoods, KY has a constant daily crime rate that is 5.84 times less than the Kentucky average and 6.54 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Flatwoods (higher is better)

How safe is Flatwoods, KY compared to other cities in Kentucky and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Flatwoods, KY is safer than 87% of the cities in Kentucky and 91% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kentucky and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Flatwoods, KY. Overall, Flatwoods, KY is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Flatwoods

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Flatwoods is 1 in 1190
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Flatwoods is 1 in 298
The chance of being a victim of crime in Flatwoods is 1 in 238
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Flatwoods, KY? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Flatwoods, KY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1190. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 298 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Flatwoods, KY is 1 in 238.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Flatwoods, 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 Flatwoods, KY has increased by 500% and the rate of property crime in Flatwoods, KY has increased by 44%. The total crime rate in Flatwoods, KY has increased by 71% year to year.

Flatwoods police department

ItemFlatwoodsKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)125,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.83.3
There are a total of 12 Flatwoods police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the Kentucky average and 50.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky9,099222266
There are a total of 9,099 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 222 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Raceland, KY2,7990128128
Bellefonte, KY7850359359
Ceredo, WV1,33675299373
Lavalette, WV1,17769355424
Worthington, KY1,4060527527
Greenup, KY1,11093861954
Wurtland, KY1,159989101,008
Flatwoods, KY7,35884336420

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oak Island, NC7,3591621,0711,233
Rathdrum, ID7,357591,1051,164
Forest City, NC7,3565027,7358,237
Dunellen, NJ7,355411,3241,365
Lake of the Woods, VA7,3621531,2751,428
Flatwoods, KY7,35884336420
Source: The Flatwoods, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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