Reported Annual Crime In Georgetown

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 peopleGeorgetown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,001n/a (estimate)2,9282,3552,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGeorgetown/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape14n/a41.037.341.7
Robbery28n/a81.966.498.0
Assault22n/a64.4116.2248.9
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)187226394
Burglary135n/a394.9453.4430.4
Theft723n/a2,115.01,445.71,694.4
Vehicle theft79n/a231.1230.0237.4
Property crime937n/a (estimate)2,7412,1292,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Georgetown, KY. The total number of reported crimes in Georgetown, KY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Georgetown, KY crime rate is 24% higher than the Kentucky average and is 6% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Georgetown, KY has a violent crime rate that is 17% lower than the Kentucky average and 52% lower than the national average. For property crime, Georgetown, KY is 29% higher than the Kentucky average and 16% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Georgetown is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.02 daily crimes that occur in Georgetown.
  • Georgetown is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Georgetown you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Georgetown has decreased by 6%.

Compare Georgetown, KY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Georgetown (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Georgetown, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Georgetown, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.06 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Georgetown, KY are 1.21 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.10 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Georgetown, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.16 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Georgetown (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Georgetown, KY compared to other areas of Kentucky, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Georgetown, KY safer than 27% when compared to other Kentucky cities, and 42% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kentucky, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Georgetown, KY. At this time, Georgetown, KY sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Georgetown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Georgetown is 1 in 535
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Georgetown is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Georgetown is 1 in 35
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Georgetown, KY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Georgetown, KY, then there is a 1 in 535 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 37. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Georgetown, KY.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Georgetown, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Georgetown, KY has increased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Georgetown, KY has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Georgetown, KY has decreased by 6% year to year.

Georgetown police department

ItemGeorgetownKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)495,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.83.3
There are a total of 49 Georgetown police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41% less than the Kentucky average and 49.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Midway, KY1,68167636703
Versailles, KY9,0911031,9222,025
Cynthiana, KY6,376942,3532,447
Sadieville, KY2732382,2452,483
Stamping Ground, KY8252652,4942,759
Paris, KY9,8361832,7432,925
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5293513,7824,133
Georgetown, KY31,7081872,7412,928

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sun Prairie, WI31,7211201,6031,722
Bel Air North, MD31,7345252,3332,857
Florence, KY31,7351583,9744,132
Uniondale, NY31,7554071,7262,133
West Bend, WI31,6611602,4012,561
Georgetown, KY31,7081872,7412,928
Source: The Georgetown, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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