Reported Annual Crime In Hopkinsville

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 peopleHopkinsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,082n/a (estimate)3,5352,1752,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHopkinsville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a6.55.55.0
Rape19n/a62.138.242.6
Robbery25n/a81.755.086.2
Assault39n/a127.4113.2246.8
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)278212381
Burglary228n/a745.0384.7376.0
Theft701n/a2,290.41,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theft68n/a222.2229.6228.9
Property crime997n/a (estimate)3,2581,9632,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hopkinsville, KY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 63% higher than the average of crimes committed in Kentucky. It is also 37% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hopkinsville, KY shows a crime rate that is 31% higher than the Kentucky average. The crime rate is also 27% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hopkinsville, KY is shown to be 66% higher than the Kentucky average and 48% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hopkinsville is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.69 daily crimes that occur in Hopkinsville.
  • Hopkinsville is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hopkinsville you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hopkinsville has increased by 12%.

Compare Hopkinsville, KY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hopkinsville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hopkinsville, KY on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kentucky. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hopkinsville, KY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kentucky state wide, are 1.63 times more than the state average and 1.37 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hopkinsville, KY on a daily bases are 1.31 times more than than Kentucky average and 1.37 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hopkinsville, KY are 1.66 times more than the daily state average and 1.48 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hopkinsville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hopkinsville, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hopkinsville, KY being safer than 24% of cities in Kentucky and 37% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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 Hopkinsville, KY. In conclusion, Hopkinsville, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hopkinsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hopkinsville is 1 in 361
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hopkinsville is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hopkinsville is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hopkinsville, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hopkinsville, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 361. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hopkinsville, KY is 1 in 29.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hopkinsville, 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 Hopkinsville, KY has decreased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Hopkinsville, KY has increased by 14%. The total crime rate in Hopkinsville, KY has increased by 12% year to year.

Hopkinsville police department

ItemHopkinsvilleKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1005,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
There are a total of 100 Hopkinsville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.9% greater than the Kentucky average and 2.4% 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
Trenton, KY4330535535
Fairview city, KY1482252,0872,313
Cerulean, KY2162312,1402,371
Pembroke, KY7912592,3982,657
Fairview, KY1802642,4442,708
LaFayette, KY1352832,6232,906
Crofton, KY6723012,7913,093
Hopkinsville, KY32,4422783,2583,535

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Valley, NY32,4154761,9572,433
Westlake, OH32,4081219401,061
Lewiston, ID32,4841463,0563,202
Bangor, ME32,4911764,0954,271
Englewood, CO32,5232376,1066,343
Hopkinsville, KY32,4422783,2583,535
Source: The Hopkinsville, 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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