Reported Annual Crime In Pikeville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePikeville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime361n/a (estimate)5,0702,3552,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePikeville/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape2n/a28.137.341.7
Robbery1n/a14.066.498.0
Assault2n/a28.1116.2248.9
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)70226383
Burglary53n/a744.3453.4430.4
Theft294n/a4,128.61,445.71,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a126.4230.0237.4
Property crime356n/a (estimate)4,9992,1292,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Pikeville, KY. All reported Pikeville, KY crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Pikeville, KY overall crime rate is 115% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 85% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Pikeville, KY, the rate is 69% lower than compared to the Kentucky average, and 82% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Pikeville, KY comes in at 135% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 112% higher than the overall national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Pikeville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pikeville is 85% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.89 daily crimes that occur in Pikeville.
  • Pikeville is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pikeville you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pikeville has decreased by 20%.

Compare Pikeville, KY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Pikeville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pikeville, KY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kentucky and on a national level. In Pikeville, KY the total number of daily crimes is 2.15 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.85 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pikeville, KY is 3.22 times less than the Kentucky average and 5.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pikeville, KY has a daily crime rate that is 2.35 times more than the Kentucky average and 2.12 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Pikeville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Pikeville, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pikeville, KY being safer than 12% of cities in Kentucky and 27% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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, KY. In conclusion, Pikeville, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pikeville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pikeville is 1 in 1425
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pikeville is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pikeville is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Pikeville, KY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Pikeville, KY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1425. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 21 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, KY is 1 in 20.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pikeville, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Pikeville, KY has decreased by 57%, the amount of property crime in Pikeville, KY has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Pikeville, KY has decreased by 20% year to 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
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
Williamson, WV3,0362431,0751,318
Prestonsburg, KY3,6033131,2511,564
Belfry, KY2951901,7861,976
Coal Run Village, KY1,609651,9512,016
South Williamson, KY6072622,4702,732
Dwale, KY2813032,8503,152
Elkhorn City, KY9393132,9473,259
Pikeville, KY7,266704,9995,070

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oakland, TN7,270114761875
Fort Bragg, CA7,2606454,6785,323
Park City, KS7,2733782,3572,735
Star, ID7,2551561,1251,281
Orting, WA7,2541141,3481,463
Pikeville, KY7,266704,9995,070
Source: The Pikeville, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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