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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 110%
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 peopleWinchester/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime867n/a (estimate)4,6602,1152,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape6n/a32.235.242.6
Robbery13n/a69.948.481.6
Assault25n/a134.4128.6250.2
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)236217379
Burglary119n/a639.6345.7340.5
Theft621n/a3,337.81,323.51,549.5
Vehicle theft83n/a446.1228.2219.9
Property crime823n/a (estimate)4,4241,8972,110

Key findings

  • Winchester crime rates are 87% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winchester are 38% lower than the national average
  • In Winchester you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winchester is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winchester has increased by 99%

Winchester crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Winchester (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Winchester, Kentucky is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Winchester are 2.20 times more than the Kentucky average and 1.87 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Winchester are 1.09 times more than than Kentucky and 1.60 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Winchester are 2.33 times more than than Kentucky and 2.10 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Winchester (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Winchester in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Winchester safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Winchester being safer than 5% of cities in Kentucky and 22% 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 Winchester. In conclusion, Winchester ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winchester is 1 in 423
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winchester is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Winchester is 1 in 22
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Winchester? In Winchester, KY you have a 1 in 423 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winchester.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Winchester, KY is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Winchester has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Winchester has increased by 109% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Winchester has increased by 99% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Winchester police department

      ItemWinchesterKentuckyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)505,359558,732
      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
      Clay City, KY1,2880903903
      Paris, KY9,8361622,0652,227
      North Middletown, KY7532952,5772,872
      Sharpsburg, KY4253242,8303,154
      Mount Sterling, KY7,1362053,8904,095
      Winchester, KY18,3952364,4244,660

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Onalaska, WI18,396532,7732,826
      Oxon Hill, MD18,3975412,3222,862
      El Dorado, AR18,3931,3415,5896,930
      Natchitoches, LA18,4029976,8807,877
      Marshfield, WI18,4101591,7131,872
      Winchester, KY18,3952364,4244,660
      Source: The Winchester, 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.