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


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

Crime rate in Hopkinsville, KY

The 2018 crime rate in Hopkinsville, KY is 274 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 80.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Hopkinsville crime rate rose by 14% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Hopkinsville has seen decline of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Hopkinsville, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Hopkinsville:

274.3
Pembroke:

38.0
Crofton:

160.0
Oak Grove:

350.4
Trenton:

29.4
Cadiz:

150.5
Elkton:

129.6
Clarksville:

325.8
Guthrie:

47.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Hopkinsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.4)
3
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
4
(12.4)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.3)
5
(15.0)
3
(9.2)
2
(6.1)
4
(12.4)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
26
(89.2)
17
(58.5)
14
(44.0)
16
(49.5)
26
(80.6)
28
(88.1)
14
(44.4)
19
(57.1)
16
(48.9)
19
(58.0)
15
(46.6)
20
(63.0)
19
(62.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
52
(178.4)
52
(179.0)
65
(204.3)
43
(133.2)
42
(130.2)
47
(147.8)
56
(177.8)
28
(84.2)
40
(122.3)
39
(119.1)
44
(136.6)
23
(72.4)
25
(81.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(229.9)
69
(237.5)
108
(339.4)
42
(130.1)
57
(176.7)
37
(116.4)
62
(196.8)
55
(165.4)
43
(131.5)
37
(113.0)
31
(96.2)
35
(110.2)
39
(127.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
409
(1,403)
388
(1,336)
438
(1,376)
388
(1,201)
335
(1,038)
383
(1,205)
391
(1,241)
341
(1,025)
220
(672.8)
236
(720.5)
202
(626.9)
186
(585.6)
228
(745.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,253
(4,299)
1,227
(4,224)
1,135
(3,567)
849
(2,629)
868
(2,690)
866
(2,724)
936
(2,972)
890
(2,676)
763
(2,334)
785
(2,397)
672
(2,086)
689
(2,169)
701
(2,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(240.2)
91
(313.3)
84
(264.0)
55
(170.3)
50
(155.0)
58
(182.4)
56
(177.8)
38
(114.3)
38
(116.2)
43
(131.3)
48
(149.0)
47
(148.0)
68
(222.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(27.4)
9
(31.0)
N/A10
(31.0)
10
(31.0)
11
(34.6)
7
(22.2)
3
(9.0)
2
(6.1)
5
(15.3)
1
(3.1)
9
(28.3)
3
(9.8)
City-Data.com crime index467.1456.2424.5320.9356.3352.2360.9322.1270.2273.7261.5240.0274.3

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 116 registered sex offenders living in Hopkinsville, Kentucky as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hopkinsville is 281 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Hopkinsville, KY?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Hopkinsville:

179.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Hopkinsville:

160.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Hopkinsville:

187.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Hopkinsville:

186.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Hopkinsville:

194.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Hopkinsville:

212.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Hopkinsville:

244.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Hopkinsville:

226.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Hopkinsville:

258.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Hopkinsville:

193.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Hopkinsville:

315.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Hopkinsville:

287.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Hopkinsville:

300.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Hopkinsville:

198.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Hopkinsville:

238.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Hopkinsville:

210.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Hopkinsville:

296.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Hopkinsville:

247.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Hopkinsville:

252.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Hopkinsville:

283.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Hopkinsville:

268.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Hopkinsville:

356.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Hopkinsville:

423.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Hopkinsville:

404.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Hopkinsville:

365.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Hopkinsville:

397.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Hopkinsville:

493.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Hopkinsville:

525.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Hopkinsville:

531.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Hopkinsville:

441.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Hopkinsville:

506.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Hopkinsville:

492.2
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: 111 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Kentucky average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 103 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 103 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Kentucky average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 102 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Kentucky average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 99 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Kentucky average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 100 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 98 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Kentucky average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 86 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 78 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Kentucky average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 75 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Kentucky average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 78 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Kentucky average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 80 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 84 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 85 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 77 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Kentucky average:

1.91

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

Zip codes: 42240, 42262.