Reported Annual Crime In Glasgow

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlasgow/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime545n/a (estimate)3,7102,3552,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlasgow/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape6n/a40.837.341.7
Robbery7n/a47.766.498.0
Assault7n/a47.7116.2248.9
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)136226383
Burglary89n/a605.9453.4430.4
Theft394n/a2,682.11,445.71,694.4
Vehicle theft42n/a285.9230.0237.4
Property crime525n/a (estimate)3,5742,1292,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Glasgow, KY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Glasgow, 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 Glasgow, KY is 58% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Kentucky, and when compared with the national average, is 35% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Glasgow, KY has 40% lower than violent crime rate than Kentucky average, while remaining 64% lower than the national average. In property crime, Glasgow, KY is 68% higher than the average of Kentucky and is 51% higher than the national average.

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The Glasgow crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Glasgow as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Glasgow crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Glasgow is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.16 daily crimes that occur in Glasgow.
  • Glasgow is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Glasgow you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Glasgow has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Glasgow (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Glasgow, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Glasgow, KY the total number of daily crimes is 1.58 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.35 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Glasgow, KY is 1.66 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.81 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Glasgow, KY has a daily crime rate that is 1.68 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.51 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Glasgow (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Glasgow, KY compared to every other city in Kentucky as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Glasgow, KY ranks safer than 19% of every city located within Kentucky along with 37% 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 Glasgow, KY. As a result, Glasgow, KY is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glasgow

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glasgow is 1 in 735
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glasgow is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Glasgow is 1 in 27
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Glasgow, 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 Glasgow, KY, then there is a 1 in 735 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 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 27 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Glasgow, KY.

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

A good indicator of whether Glasgow, 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 Glasgow, KY has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Glasgow, KY has increased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Glasgow, KY has increased by 13% year over year.

Glasgow police department

ItemGlasgowKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)355,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.83.3
There are a total of 35 Glasgow police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.9% less than the Kentucky average and 23.6% 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
Horse Cave, KY2,23508484
Cave City, KY2,1351231,3521,475
Hiseville, KY1182902,7373,027
Summer Shade, KY2292962,7853,081
Park City, KY5463102,9233,233
Glasgow, KY14,3381363,5743,710

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hershey, PA14,3382021,0621,264
Antioch, IL14,3421901,3341,524
Chubbuck, ID14,3262291,6591,888
Hartford, WI14,3501021,8341,937
Niceville, FL14,3251041,6251,730
Glasgow, KY14,3381363,5743,710
Source: The Glasgow, 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.