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


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

Crime rate in Murray, KY

The 2019 crime rate in Murray, KY is 153 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 57.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Murray crime rate fell by 17% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Murray has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Murray, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Murray:

152.6
Puryear:

144.1
Benton:

198.6
Mayfield:

403.3
Paris:

220.1
Dover:

207.5
Henry:

49.4
Big Sandy:

109.2
Calvert City:

86.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Murray by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(44.3)
7
(42.5)
9
(53.9)
8
(48.0)
3
(16.8)
3
(16.7)
12
(66.5)
7
(38.5)
10
(53.2)
11
(57.3)
8
(41.7)
9
(46.4)
4
(20.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(50.6)
4
(24.3)
7
(41.9)
6
(36.0)
9
(50.4)
6
(33.4)
7
(38.8)
8
(44.0)
8
(42.5)
10
(52.1)
9
(46.9)
2
(10.3)
4
(20.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(82.2)
20
(121.3)
10
(59.8)
9
(54.0)
8
(44.8)
19
(105.9)
19
(105.3)
10
(55.0)
12
(63.8)
20
(104.3)
9
(46.9)
12
(61.8)
9
(46.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
124
(784.3)
143
(867.6)
174
(1,041)
164
(983.4)
145
(811.7)
161
(897.5)
109
(603.9)
105
(577.3)
113
(600.7)
125
(651.7)
110
(572.8)
N/A65
(332.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
532
(3,365)
422
(2,560)
434
(2,597)
493
(2,956)
422
(2,362)
441
(2,458)
449
(2,488)
424
(2,331)
475
(2,525)
470
(2,450)
452
(2,354)
403
(2,077)
299
(1,530)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(120.2)
16
(97.1)
28
(167.6)
13
(78.0)
27
(151.1)
21
(117.1)
12
(66.5)
27
(148.4)
23
(122.3)
16
(83.4)
21
(109.3)
21
(108.2)
14
(71.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
3
(16.7)
5
(27.7)
2
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index266.1236.4257.8265.3200.9237.4233.0200.5231.5232.7199.7184.0152.6

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 68 registered sex offenders living in Murray, Kentucky as of January 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Murray is 277 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Murray:

84.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Murray:

82.5
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Murray:

88.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Murray:

135.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Murray:

117.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Murray:

88.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Murray:

138.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Murray:

108.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Murray:

64.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Murray:

104.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Murray:

104.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Murray:

115.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Murray:

110.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2004
Murray:

80.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Murray:

81.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Murray:

48.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Murray:

153.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Murray:

248.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Murray:

265.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Murray:

264.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Murray:

254.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Murray:

255.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Murray:

320.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Murray:

303.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Murray:

356.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Murray:

363.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Murray:

316.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Murray:

343.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Murray:

252.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Murray:

232.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Murray:

272.4
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 2019, including police officers: 44 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Kentucky average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 48 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Kentucky average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 48 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Kentucky average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 44 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Kentucky average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Kentucky average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Kentucky average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Kentucky average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Kentucky average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 37 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Kentucky average:

1.91

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

Zip codes: 42071.