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

 

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Crime rates in Louisville by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

Murders
(per 100,000)
36
(13.9)
25
(9.7)
35
(13.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
68
(26.3)
78
(30.3)
49
(18.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,079
(417.7)
989
(383.7)
995
(383.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
853
(330.2)
823
(319.3)
958
(369.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,202
(1,239.6)
3,390
(1,315.3)
3,519
(1,356.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,512
(2,908.2)
7,934
(3,078.3)
7,710
(2,971.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,308
(893.5)
2,434
(944.4)
2,173
(837.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
273
(105.7)
249
(96.6)
216
(83.2)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 329.1)489.5488.1486.6
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 118 registered sex offenders living in Louisville, Kentucky as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Louisville to the number of sex offenders is 2,227 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Louisville, KY is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Louisville:

486.6
Audubon Park:

254.4
Strathmoor Village:

33.5
Lynnview:

34.7
Shively:

469.8
West Buechel:

755.4
St. Matthews:

263.8
Violent crime rate in 2002
Louisville:

401.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Louisville:

381.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Louisville:

407.1
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2002
Louisville:

518.6
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Louisville:

531.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Louisville:

501.4
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Louisville, KY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population



2002 2001 2000

Crimes by type - 2002

Crimes by type - 2001

Crimes by type - 2000


Zip codes: 40208.


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