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Crime rate in Florence, Kentucky (KY): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Florence, KY compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Florence, KY

The 2018 crime rate in Florence, KY is 256 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 77.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Florence crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Florence has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Florence, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Florence:

256.0
Elsmere:

107.3
Erlanger:

77.8
Edgewood:

67.1
Villa Hills:

42.0
Crescent Springs:

208.4
Fort Mitchell:

62.2
Independence:

71.9
Fort Wright:

126.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Florence by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(23.4)
11
(41.4)
13
(47.4)
8
(28.3)
18
(62.4)
9
(29.8)
15
(48.8)
11
(35.0)
14
(44.1)
12
(37.1)
13
(39.8)
13
(39.6)
21
(64.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(124.9)
47
(177.0)
44
(160.6)
46
(162.9)
27
(93.5)
36
(119.4)
48
(156.0)
36
(114.5)
34
(107.0)
33
(102.0)
34
(104.1)
19
(57.8)
19
(58.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
52
(203.0)
101
(380.3)
163
(594.8)
153
(541.9)
18
(62.4)
23
(76.3)
26
(84.5)
15
(47.7)
14
(44.1)
25
(77.3)
32
(97.9)
20
(60.9)
18
(55.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
148
(577.7)
168
(632.6)
173
(631.3)
134
(474.6)
206
(713.6)
193
(640.0)
191
(620.8)
182
(579.0)
163
(513.1)
130
(401.8)
92
(281.6)
111
(337.7)
100
(305.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,175
(4,587)
1,177
(4,432)
1,032
(3,766)
1,278
(4,527)
1,317
(4,562)
1,387
(4,599)
1,369
(4,450)
1,278
(4,066)
1,271
(4,001)
1,326
(4,098)
1,235
(3,780)
1,145
(3,484)
1,065
(3,257)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(351.3)
82
(308.8)
97
(354.0)
66
(233.8)
63
(218.2)
55
(182.4)
69
(224.3)
73
(232.2)
46
(144.8)
60
(185.4)
59
(180.6)
50
(152.1)
75
(229.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(19.5)
2
(7.5)
3
(10.9)
9
(31.9)
3
(10.4)
4
(13.3)
8
(26.0)
5
(15.9)
5
(15.7)
2
(6.2)
4
(12.2)
1
(3.0)
4
(12.2)
City-Data.com crime index356.6408.6428.2412.9340.3318.3342.1293.6283.7282.6274.1236.3256.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Florence, Kentucky as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Florence is 515 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Florence:

126.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Florence:

98.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Florence:

146.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Florence:

126.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Florence:

119.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Florence:

116.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Florence:

169.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Florence:

127.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Florence:

140.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Florence:

380.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2007
Florence:

425.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Florence:

320.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Florence:

195.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Florence:

167.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Florence:

179.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Florence:

169.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Florence:

258.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Florence:

264.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Florence:

272.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Florence:

313.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Florence:

324.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Florence:

353.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Florence:

380.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Florence:

385.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Florence:

403.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Florence:

356.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Florence:

367.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Florence:

394.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Florence:

397.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Florence:

383.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Florence:

389.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Florence:

402.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 68 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Kentucky average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 68 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 68 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Kentucky average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 65 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Kentucky average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 65 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Kentucky average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 64 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 63 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Kentucky average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 62 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 64 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Kentucky average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 64 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Kentucky average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 62 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Kentucky average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 62 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 56 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 56 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 53 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Kentucky average:

1.91

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Florence, KY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 41091, 41094.