Reported Annual Crime In Leitchfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeitchfield/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime146n/a (estimate)2,1152,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeitchfield/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape2n/a29.037.040.4
Robbery0n/a0.075.9102.8
Assault7n/a101.4113.5248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)130232386
Burglary28n/a405.6469.6468.9
Theft97n/a1,405.01,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a173.8222.8236.9
Property crime137n/a (estimate)1,9842,1902,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Leitchfield, KY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Leitchfield, 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 Leitchfield, KY is 13% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Kentucky, and when compared with the national average, is 25% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Leitchfield, KY has 44% lower than violent crime rate than Kentucky average, while remaining 66% lower than the national average. In property crime, Leitchfield, KY is 9% lower than the average of Kentucky and is 19% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Leitchfield is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.79 daily crimes that occur in Leitchfield.
  • Leitchfield is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Leitchfield you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Leitchfield has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Leitchfield (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Leitchfield, KY is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kentucky and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Leitchfield, KY are 1.15 times less than the Kentucky average and 1.34 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Leitchfield, KY are 1.78 times less than than Kentucky and 2.96 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Leitchfield, KY are 1.10 times less than than Kentucky and 1.24 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Leitchfield (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Leitchfield, KY compared to every other city in Kentucky as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Leitchfield, KY ranks safer than 31% of every city located within Kentucky along with 59% 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 Leitchfield, KY. As a result, Leitchfield, KY is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leitchfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leitchfield is 1 in 768
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leitchfield is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Leitchfield is 1 in 48
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Leitchfield, 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 Leitchfield, KY, then there is a 1 in 768 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 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Leitchfield, KY.

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

A good indicator of whether Leitchfield, 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 Leitchfield, KY has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Leitchfield, KY has decreased by 20% year over year. The number of total crimes in Leitchfield, KY has decreased by 21% year over year.

Leitchfield police department

ItemLeitchfieldKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)145,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.83.3
There are a total of 14 Leitchfield police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.8% less than the Kentucky average and 36.4% 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
Clarkson, KY971000
Caneyville, KY612000
Big Clifty, KY3522782,6232,901
Leitchfield, KY6,8501301,9842,115

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Melissa, TX6,844861,0331,119
Newport, TN6,8561,4539,33610,790
Napili-Honokowai, HI6,8562892,8033,093
St. Albans, VT6,8585746,6047,178
Galax, VA6,8583063,2083,514
Leitchfield, KY6,8501301,9842,115
Source: The Leitchfield, 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.