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


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

Crime rate in Glasgow, KY

The 2019 crime rate in Glasgow, KY is 213 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 71.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Glasgow crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Glasgow has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Glasgow, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Glasgow:

213.1
Cave City:

148.1
Horse Cave:

37.1
Smiths Grove:

10.0
Edmonton:

112.3
Munfordville:

69.8
Scottsville:

243.8
Tompkinsville:

54.0
Bowling Green:

348.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Glasgow by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.0)
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
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(35.3)
3
(21.0)
11
(76.7)
7
(48.5)
3
(20.9)
4
(28.3)
10
(70.9)
5
(35.4)
2
(14.0)
4
(27.8)
6
(41.2)
6
(40.8)
4
(27.8)
8
(55.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(21.2)
2
(14.0)
4
(27.9)
5
(34.6)
6
(41.7)
1
(7.1)
5
(35.5)
3
(21.3)
7
(48.9)
9
(62.4)
5
(34.3)
7
(47.7)
5
(34.7)
4
(27.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(105.8)
17
(119.0)
17
(118.5)
15
(103.9)
13
(90.4)
19
(134.5)
11
(78.0)
22
(155.8)
13
(90.8)
13
(90.2)
22
(151.1)
7
(47.7)
24
(166.5)
14
(96.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(628.0)
62
(434.1)
108
(753.0)
80
(554.0)
62
(431.1)
47
(332.7)
68
(482.4)
55
(389.6)
72
(503.0)
70
(485.7)
112
(769.2)
89
(605.9)
111
(770.2)
64
(442.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
152
(1,073)
163
(1,141)
371
(2,587)
216
(1,496)
221
(1,537)
224
(1,586)
234
(1,660)
269
(1,906)
363
(2,536)
354
(2,456)
316
(2,170)
394
(2,682)
314
(2,179)
339
(2,342)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(134.1)
7
(49.0)
12
(83.7)
9
(62.3)
18
(125.2)
16
(113.3)
11
(78.0)
14
(99.2)
21
(146.7)
25
(173.5)
38
(261.0)
42
(285.9)
27
(187.4)
30
(207.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
N/A11
(76.2)
3
(20.9)
5
(35.4)
3
(21.3)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(41.6)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.8)
4
(27.6)
City-Data.com crime index153.3152.8256.3173.5148.9147.5189.4177.3192.4205.1235.0229.1222.0213.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 45 registered sex offenders living in Glasgow, Kentucky as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Glasgow is 320 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Glasgow:

117.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Glasgow:

128.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Glasgow:

88.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Glasgow:

133.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Glasgow:

104.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Glasgow:

83.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Glasgow:

124.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Glasgow:

127.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Glasgow:

99.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Glasgow:

86.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Glasgow:

117.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Glasgow:

149.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Glasgow:

115.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Glasgow:

98.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Glasgow:

93.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Glasgow:

39.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2019
Glasgow:

236.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Glasgow:

291.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Glasgow:

298.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Glasgow:

301.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Glasgow:

246.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Glasgow:

249.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Glasgow:

188.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Glasgow:

191.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Glasgow:

162.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Glasgow:

181.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Glasgow:

194.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Glasgow:

292.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Glasgow:

151.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Glasgow:

199.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Glasgow:

228.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Glasgow:

188.7
U.S. Average:

327.4
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: 39 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Kentucky average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 34 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 34 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Kentucky average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 38 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Kentucky average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 49 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 42 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Kentucky average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 48 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Kentucky average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 46 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Kentucky average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 45 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Kentucky average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 48 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 42 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 51 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Kentucky average:

1.91

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

Zip codes: 42141.