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


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

Crime rate in Prospect, KY

The 2019 crime rate in Prospect, KY is 45 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 6.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 17.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Prospect crime rate rose by 13% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Prospect has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Prospect, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Prospect:

44.8
Northfield:

26.4
Meadow Vale:

9.1
Graymoor-Devondale:

74.9
Indian Hills:

40.7
Anchorage:

21.3
St. Matthews:

284.5
Pewee Valley:

5.1
Jeffersonville:

218.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Prospect by year

Type

2006

2007

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
1
(20.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(61.0)
3
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(63.2)
13
(269.8)
3
(61.5)
5
(102.1)
2
(40.7)
6
(122.3)
3
(60.5)
6
(121.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(20.3)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
7
(147.5)
36
(747.2)
20
(410.1)
32
(653.2)
49
(996.3)
40
(815.5)
37
(746.6)
38
(767.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
4
(81.3)
2
(40.8)
1
(20.2)
1
(20.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
City-Data.com crime index5.112.51.718.348.826.939.049.244.439.744.8

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 5 registered sex offenders living in Prospect, Kentucky as of March 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prospect is 965 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Prospect:

10.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Prospect:

10.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Prospect:

0.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Prospect:

0.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Prospect:

10.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Prospect:

10.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Prospect:

0.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Prospect:

10.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Prospect:

0.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2007
Prospect:

9.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Prospect:

0.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Property crime rate in 2019
Prospect:

65.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Prospect:

52.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Prospect:

71.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Prospect:

70.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Prospect:

56.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Prospect:

32.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Prospect:

91.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Prospect:

23.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Prospect:

3.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2007
Prospect:

15.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Prospect:

13.2
U.S. Average:

317.3
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: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Kentucky average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Kentucky average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Kentucky average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Kentucky average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Kentucky average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Kentucky average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Kentucky average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Kentucky average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Kentucky average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Kentucky average:

1.91

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

Zip codes: 40059.