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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 5%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrayson/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,988n/a (estimate)1,9882,0392,346
Murder0n/a25.87.26.5
Rape76n/a25.830.638.4
Robbery0n/a25.852.973.9
Assault51n/a77.5168.3279.7
Violent crime127n/a (estimate)127259388
Burglary382n/a465.1344.1314.2
Theft1,300n/a1,627.91,178.61,398.0
Vehicle theft178n/a465.1256.8246.0
Property crime1,861n/a (estimate)1,8611,7801,958

Key findings

  • Grayson crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Grayson are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Grayson you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Grayson is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Grayson has increased by 36%

Grayson crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Grayson (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Grayson on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kentucky and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Grayson (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky, are 1.03 times less than the state average and 1.18 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Grayson on a daily basis are 2.03 times less than than Kentucky average and 3.04 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Grayson are 1.05 times more than the daily state average and 1.05 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Grayson (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Grayson in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Grayson safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Grayson being safer than 26% of cities in Kentucky and 39% of cities across the United States. 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 Grayson. In conclusion, Grayson ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grayson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grayson is 1 in 785
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grayson is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Grayson is 1 in 51
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Grayson? In Grayson, KY you have a 1 in 785 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 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Grayson.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Grayson, KY is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Grayson has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Grayson has increased by 37% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Grayson has increased by 36% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Grayson police department

      ItemGraysonKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bellefonte, KY785000
      Worthington, KY1,40666066
      Flatwoods, KY7,35814369383
      Flatwoods, KY7,35857469525
      Raceland, KY2,7990724724
      Raceland, KY2,79986642727
      Wurtland, KY1,159120825945
      Grayson, KY4,0931552,5582,713
      Grayson, KY4,0931271,8611,988

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Williamston, SC4,0937922,4693,260
      Mullica Hill, NJ4,092132782913
      Walthourville, GA4,0913311,6611,992
      Nassau Bay, TX4,0914282,4702,898
      Guerneville, CA4,0952841,3721,656
      Grayson, KY4,0931552,5582,713
      Grayson, KY4,0931271,8611,988
      Source: The Grayson, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.