Reported Annual Crime In Central Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsCentral Downtown/100k peopleLexington-Fayette/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,3229,476 (estimate)4,1332,3552,745
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral Downtown/100k peopleLexington-Fayette/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder29n/a9.05.95.3
Rape200n/a62.037.341.7
Robbery547n/a169.766.498.0
Assault355n/a110.1116.2248.9
Violent crime1,1311,255 (estimate)351226383
Burglary2,087n/a647.5453.4430.4
Theft8,831n/a2,739.71,445.71,694.4
Vehicle theft1,273n/a394.9230.0237.4
Property crime12,1918,221 (estimate)3,7822,1292,362
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The Central Downtown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Central Downtown 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 Central Downtown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Central Downtown is 245% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 25.96 daily crimes that occur in Central Downtown.
  • Central Downtown is safer than 15% of the cities in the Kentucky.
  • In Central Downtown you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington-Fayette has decreased by 3%.

Compare Lexington-Fayette, KY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Central Downtown (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Central Downtown (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central Downtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central Downtown is 1 in 80
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central Downtown is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Central Downtown is 1 in 11

Year Over Year Crime In Lexington-Fayette (per 100,000 people)

Lexington-Fayette police department

ItemCentral DowntownLexington-FayetteKentucky
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a6045,359
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.02.8

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
Midway, KY1,68167636703
Versailles, KY9,0911031,9222,025
High Bridge, KY2642202,0742,294
Wilmore, KY6,181472,2572,304
Paris, KY9,8361832,7432,925
Georgetown, KY31,7081872,7412,928
Nicholasville, KY29,2491983,1483,346
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5293513,7824,133

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Louis, MO316,0302,0826,0418,124
Pittsburgh, PA305,3056563,1143,771
Riverside, CA318,6785093,0583,567
Corpus Christi, TX320,0507023,5654,268
Stockton, CA301,4431,4153,6275,042
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5293513,7824,133
Source: The Central Downtown, Lexington-Fayette, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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