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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarrodsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime124n/a (estimate)1,4572,1152,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape2n/a23.535.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.048.481.6
Assault7n/a82.3128.6250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)106217379
Burglary43n/a505.3345.7340.5
Theft57n/a669.91,323.51,549.5
Vehicle theft15n/a176.3228.2219.9
Property crime115n/a (estimate)1,3521,8972,110

Key findings

  • Harrodsburg crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Harrodsburg are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Harrodsburg you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Harrodsburg is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Harrodsburg has increased by 24%

Harrodsburg crime map

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The Harrodsburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Harrodsburg 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 Harrodsburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Harrodsburg (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Harrodsburg, KY per 100,000 people. In Harrodsburg, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.45 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.71 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Harrodsburg is 2.05 times less than the Kentucky average and 3.59 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Harrodsburg has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.56 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Harrodsburg (higher is better)

      How safe is Harrodsburg, Kentucky compared to other cities in Kentucky and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Harrodsburg is safer than 42% of the cities in Kentucky and 66% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Kentucky and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Harrodsburg. Overall, Harrodsburg is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harrodsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harrodsburg is 1 in 946
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harrodsburg is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Harrodsburg is 1 in 69
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Harrodsburg? In Harrodsburg, you have a 1 in 946 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 74. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Harrodsburg, KY is 1 in 69.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Harrodsburg is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Harrodsburg has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 194% in Harrodsburg, while property crimes in Harrodsburg have increased by 18%. Total crime has increased by 24% year over year.

      Harrodsburg police department

      ItemHarrodsburgKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)205,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.83.3
      There are a total of 20 Harrodsburg police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14% less than the Kentucky average and 26.3% 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
      Perryville, KY1,120000
      Burgin, KY1,2660306306
      Junction City, KY2,3490778778
      Wilmore, KY6,18101,1711,171
      Danville, KY16,6451541,6421,796
      High Bridge, KY2642111,8482,059
      Lancaster, KY3,8312072,1232,330
      Harrodsburg, KY8,4091061,3521,457

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Braselton, GA8,409651,0411,106
      Clinton, SC8,4097854,1494,933
      Celebration, FL8,410133753886
      Delavan, WI8,4101722,1442,316
      Fallon, NV8,4105422,5503,092
      Harrodsburg, KY8,4091061,3521,457
      Source: The Harrodsburg, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.