Total crime 186%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 206%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsIdle Hour/100k peopleLexington-Fayette/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10,7437,113 (estimate)3,2952,1152,489
Violent crime967667 (estimate)297217379
Vehicle theft906n/a277.9228.2219.9
Property crime9,7766,446 (estimate)2,9981,8972,110

Key findings

  • Idle Hour crime rates are 186% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Idle Hour are 76% higher than the national average
  • In Idle Hour you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Idle Hour is safer than 46% of the cities in Kentucky
  • Year over year crime in Lexington-Fayette has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Idle Hour (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Idle Hour

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Idle Hour is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Idle Hour is 1 in 16
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Idle Hour is 1 in 15

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

      Lexington-Fayette police department

      ItemIdle HourLexington-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
      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
      Midway, KY1,68165566631
      Wilmore, KY6,18101,1711,171
      High Bridge, KY2642111,8482,059
      Paris, KY9,8361622,0652,227
      Nicholasville, KY29,2491512,4302,581
      Georgetown, KY31,7081172,8462,962
      Winchester, KY18,3952364,4244,660
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Louis, MO316,0301,9276,1838,111
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      Riverside, CA318,6785062,9383,444
      Corpus Christi, TX320,0507943,4464,240
      Stockton, CA301,4431,3973,9445,340
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      Source: The Idle Hour, Lexington-Fayette, 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.