Reported Annual Crime In Mount Sterling

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Sterling/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime268n/a (estimate)3,6722,3552,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Sterling/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.75.95.3
Rape3n/a41.137.341.7
Robbery5n/a68.566.498.0
Assault5n/a68.5116.2248.9
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)192226383
Burglary30n/a411.1453.4430.4
Theft210n/a2,877.51,445.71,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a191.8230.0237.4
Property crime254n/a (estimate)3,4802,1292,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Mount Sterling, KY. The total number of reported crimes in Mount Sterling, KY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Mount Sterling, KY crime rate is 56% higher than the Kentucky average and is 34% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Mount Sterling, KY has a violent crime rate that is 15% lower than the Kentucky average and 50% lower than the national average. For property crime, Mount Sterling, KY is 63% higher than the Kentucky average and 47% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Sterling is 34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.06 daily crimes that occur in Mount Sterling.
  • Mount Sterling is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Sterling you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Sterling has decreased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Sterling (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Mount Sterling, KY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national scale. In Mount Sterling, KY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.56 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.34 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Mount Sterling, KY is 1.18 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.00 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Mount Sterling, KY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.63 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.47 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Mount Sterling (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kentucky and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mount Sterling, KY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mount Sterling, KY has been ranked safer than 7% of other cities in the state of Kentucky. In addition, Mount Sterling, KY is safer than 24% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kentucky and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mount Sterling, KY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mount Sterling, KY is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Sterling

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 522
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mount Sterling, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mount Sterling, KY you have a 1 in 522 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Sterling, KY.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Sterling (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Mount Sterling, 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 Mount Sterling, KY has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Mount Sterling, KY has decreased by 30% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mount Sterling, KY has decreased by 30% year over year.

Mount Sterling police department

ItemMount SterlingKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)225,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
There are a total of 22 Mount Sterling police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.1% greater than the Kentucky average and 3% 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
Owingsville, KY1,89662748810
Jeffersonville, KY1,709989241,022
Camargo, KY1,3551059891,095
Clay City, KY1,2881231,1571,280
Stanton, KY2,6851131,9562,069
North Middletown, KY7533072,8933,200
Sharpsburg, KY4253373,1763,513
Mount Sterling, KY7,1361923,4803,672

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Highland Heights, KY7,13698808906
Keyport, NJ7,1362271,3881,614
North Vernon, IN7,1342632,5892,852
Pleasantville, NY7,134116492608
Seward, NE7,1332541,8862,139
Mount Sterling, KY7,1361923,4803,672
Source: The Mount Sterling, 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.