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


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

Crime rate in Oak Grove, KY

The 2018 crime rate in Oak Grove, KY is 350 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 88.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Oak Grove crime rate fell by 20% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Oak Grove has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Oak Grove, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oak Grove:

350.4
Clarksville:

325.8
Pembroke:

38.0
Trenton:

29.4
Guthrie:

47.6
Hopkinsville:

274.3
Elkton:

129.6
Cumberland City:

49.5
Cadiz:

150.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Oak Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(65.4)
4
(52.4)
2
(27.4)
4
(40.8)
5
(52.7)
7
(72.4)
4
(53.0)
4
(53.6)
4
(52.4)
3
(40.2)
5
(66.5)
12
(161.5)
7
(95.3)
6
(83.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(91.5)
6
(78.6)
13
(178.0)
16
(163.2)
21
(221.5)
9
(93.0)
10
(132.6)
7
(93.7)
8
(104.7)
7
(93.8)
3
(39.9)
11
(148.0)
15
(204.2)
6
(83.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(209.1)
12
(157.3)
18
(246.5)
18
(183.6)
6
(63.3)
11
(113.7)
11
(145.9)
8
(107.1)
10
(130.9)
6
(80.4)
8
(106.5)
12
(161.5)
12
(163.3)
18
(248.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
91
(1,189)
120
(1,573)
94
(1,287)
161
(1,642)
163
(1,719)
111
(1,148)
147
(1,949)
78
(1,044)
85
(1,113)
96
(1,287)
75
(998.0)
78
(1,050)
80
(1,089)
50
(691.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
147
(1,921)
129
(1,691)
220
(3,012)
214
(2,182)
163
(1,719)
141
(1,458)
244
(3,236)
186
(2,490)
153
(2,003)
179
(2,399)
170
(2,262)
266
(3,580)
316
(4,301)
229
(3,166)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(313.7)
14
(183.5)
23
(314.9)
25
(254.9)
23
(242.6)
21
(217.1)
11
(145.9)
21
(281.2)
13
(170.2)
7
(93.8)
14
(186.3)
24
(323.0)
19
(258.6)
31
(428.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(78.4)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(10.5)
4
(41.4)
2
(26.5)
3
(40.2)
2
(26.2)
1
(13.4)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index306.8315.6360.4340.9329.9264.6388.9314.4271.1323.5261.7448.4439.1350.4

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 35 registered sex offenders living in Oak Grove, Kentucky as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oak Grove is 215 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Oak Grove:

248.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Oak Grove:

279.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Oak Grove:

316.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Oak Grove:

139.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Oak Grove:

180.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oak Grove:

170.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oak Grove:

180.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Oak Grove:

192.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oak Grove:

175.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oak Grove:

195.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oak Grove:

214.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oak Grove:

239.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oak Grove:

196.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oak Grove:

215.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Oak Grove:

57.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Oak Grove:

360.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Oak Grove:

471.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Oak Grove:

437.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Oak Grove:

340.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Oak Grove:

391.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oak Grove:

348.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oak Grove:

375.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Oak Grove:

573.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Oak Grove:

335.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oak Grove:

466.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oak Grove:

475.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oak Grove:

455.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oak Grove:

426.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oak Grove:

381.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Oak Grove:

140.4
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: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Kentucky average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Kentucky average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Kentucky average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Kentucky average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Kentucky average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Kentucky average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Kentucky average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Kentucky average:

1.91

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Oak Grove, KY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 42262.