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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 2%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParis/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime220n/a (estimate)2,2272,1152,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape3n/a30.435.242.6
Robbery4n/a40.548.481.6
Assault9n/a91.1128.6250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)162217379
Burglary26n/a263.2345.7340.5
Theft167n/a1,690.41,323.51,549.5
Vehicle theft11n/a111.3228.2219.9
Property crime204n/a (estimate)2,0651,8972,110

Key findings

  • Paris crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Paris are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Paris you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Paris is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Paris has decreased by 4%

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

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Compare Paris, KY Crime

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      Daily Crime In Paris (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Paris, KY per 100,000 people. In Paris, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.05 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.12 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Paris is 1.34 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.34 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Paris has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.02 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Paris (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Paris, Kentucky compared to other areas of Kentucky, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Paris safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Paris is safer than 24% of Kentucky cities, and 48% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kentucky, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Paris. At this time, Paris sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paris

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paris is 1 in 618
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paris is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Paris is 1 in 45
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Paris, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 618. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 49 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Paris is 1 in 45.

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

      A good indicator of whether Paris is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Paris has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Paris has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Paris has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Paris police department

      ItemParisKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)275,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.83.3
      There are a total of 27 Paris police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.9% greater than the Kentucky average and 3.2% less than the National average.

      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
      Carlisle, KY2,138102256358
      Millersburg, KY8670751751
      Cynthiana, KY6,376941,4481,542
      North Middletown, KY7532952,5772,872
      Georgetown, KY31,7081172,8462,962
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      Winchester, KY18,3952364,4244,660
      Paris, KY9,8361622,0652,227

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nocatee, FL9,836133753886
      Flat Rock, MI9,8361701,4571,626
      Fort Salonga, NY9,835126482608
      Tipp City, OH9,834501,5511,601
      Highland, IL9,839929351,027
      Paris, KY9,8361622,0652,227
      Source: The Paris, 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.