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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 105%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePikeville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime312n/a (estimate)4,6982,1752,580
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape7n/a105.438.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.055.086.2
Assault5n/a75.3113.2246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)181212381
Burglary50n/a752.9384.7376.0
Theft244n/a3,674.11,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a90.3229.6228.9
Property crime300n/a (estimate)4,5171,9632,200

Key findings

  • Pikeville crime rates are 82% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pikeville are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Pikeville you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pikeville is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pikeville has decreased by 7%

Pikeville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pikeville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pikeville, KY per 100,000 people. In Pikeville, the total number of daily crimes is 2.16 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.82 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pikeville is 1.17 times less than the Kentucky average and 2.11 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pikeville has a daily crime rate that is 2.30 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.05 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Pikeville (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Pikeville in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Pikeville safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pikeville being safer than 8% of cities in Kentucky and 24% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Kentucky cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Pikeville. In conclusion, Pikeville ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pikeville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pikeville is 1 in 554
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pikeville is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pikeville is 1 in 22
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Pikeville, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 554. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 23 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 Pikeville is 1 in 22.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pikeville, Kentucky (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Pikeville has increased by 159%, the amount of property crime in Pikeville has decreased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Pikeville has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Pikeville police department

      ItemPikevilleKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)225,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.83.3
      There are a total of 22 Pikeville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.2% greater than the Kentucky average and 2.1% 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
      Martin, KY5960534534
      Prestonsburg, KY3,60359823881
      Coal Run Village, KY1,609671,5311,598
      Williamson, WV3,0365831,2391,821
      Belfry, KY2951781,6471,825
      South Williamson, KY6072462,2782,524
      Dwale, KY2812842,6282,911
      Pikeville, KY7,2661814,5174,698

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oakland, TN7,270371,0611,098
      Fort Bragg, CA7,2604244,2914,715
      Park City, KS7,2733082,0682,376
      Star, ID7,2551561,0051,162
      Hudsonville, MI7,2783861,4211,806
      Pikeville, KY7,2661814,5174,698
      Source: The Pikeville, 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.