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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 37%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral Business District/100k peopleLouisville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime01,529 (estimate)2,565 (estimate)2,1752,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a38.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a55.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a113.2246.8
Violent crimen/a149 (estimate)250 (estimate)212381
Burglaryn/an/an/a384.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.6228.9
Property crimen/a1,380 (estimate)2,315 (estimate)1,9632,200

Key findings

  • Central Business District crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central Business District are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Central Business District you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central Business District is safer than 80% of the cities in Kentucky
  • Year over year crime in Louisville has decreased by 46%

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

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      Daily Crime In Central Business District (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central Business District

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central Business District is 1 in 671
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central Business District is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central Business District is 1 in 66

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

      Louisville police department

      ItemCentral Business DistrictLouisvilleKentucky
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,4235,359
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.12.8

      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
      Heritage Creek, KY1,01008787
      Barbourmeade, KY1,39130276305
      St. Regis Park, KY1,45330276305
      Beechwood Village, KY1,36830276305
      Pewee Valley, KY1,61730276305
      Windy Hills, KY2,20333308341
      Hebron Estates, KY1,13447438485
      Louisville, KY611,5732502,3152,565

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Las Vegas, NV613,2956052,8383,443
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0158674,0284,895
      Portland, OR620,5895205,4605,980
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,4132,9724,385
      Louisville, KY611,5732502,3152,565
      Source: The Central Business District, Louisville, 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.