Reported Annual Crime In Prestonsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrestonsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)1,7142,4222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrestonsburg/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.037.040.4
Robbery1n/a30.175.9102.8
Assault5n/a150.3113.5248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)180232386
Burglary20n/a601.3469.6468.9
Theft28n/a841.91,497.41,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a90.2222.8236.9
Property crime51n/a (estimate)1,5332,1902,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prestonsburg is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.7 daily crimes that occur in Prestonsburg.
  • Prestonsburg is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prestonsburg you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prestonsburg has decreased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Prestonsburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prestonsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prestonsburg is 1 in 555
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prestonsburg is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prestonsburg is 1 in 59

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

Prestonsburg police department

ItemPrestonsburgKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)165,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.92.83.3
There are a total of 16 Prestonsburg police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.8% greater than the Kentucky average and 51.6% greater 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
Inez, KY796000
Allen, KY218000
Wayland, KY3150246246
Martin, KY596168670838
Paintsville, KY4,2461411,4111,553
Coal Run Village, KY1,6091262,1492,276
Auxier, KY4592832,6692,951
Prestonsburg, KY3,6031801,5331,714

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Severance, CO3,60353683736
Columbus, TX3,6041661,4341,600
Bayport, MN3,60480797877
Brookhaven, NY3,605115473589
Santa Rosa Valley, CA3,60185486571
Prestonsburg, KY3,6031801,5331,714
Source: The Prestonsburg, 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.