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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 32%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWater Valley/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,115 (estimate)2,1152,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a48.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a128.6250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)320 (estimate)217379
Burglaryn/an/an/a345.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,323.51,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a228.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,795 (estimate)1,8972,110

Key findings

  • Water Valley crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Water Valley are 16% lower than the national average
  • In Water Valley you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Water Valley is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Water Valley has decreased by 3%

Water Valley crime map

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      Daily Crime In Water Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Water Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Water Valley is 1 in 313
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Water Valley is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Water Valley is 1 in 33

      Year Over Year Crime In Water Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Water Valley police department

      ItemWater ValleyKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,359558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.3

      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
      Clinton, KY1,277160400560
      South Fulton, TN2,3775871,8522,439
      Sedalia, KY1932712,3692,640
      Wingo, KY7782982,6032,901
      Rives, TN2488673,8674,734
      Mayfield, KY10,0784064,3954,802
      Fulton, KY2,5542805,5015,781
      Water Valley, KY2533202,7953,115

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gibson Flats, MT2533601,9512,311
      Langston, AL2535172,7083,225
      Goree, TX2536773,8644,541
      Koosharem, UT2533283,0153,343
      Burlington, WY2532671,9362,203
      Water Valley, KY2533202,7953,115
      Source: The Water Valley, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.