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


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

Crime rate in Shepherdsville, KY

The 2018 crime rate in Shepherdsville, KY is 196 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 66.9% U.S. cities. The 2018 Shepherdsville crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Shepherdsville has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Shepherdsville, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Shepherdsville:

195.9
Pioneer Village:

42.6
Hillview:

93.2
Heritage Creek:

3.5
Minor Lane Heights:

112.1
Mount Washington:

76.4
Lebanon Junction:

21.5
West Point:

57.1
Lynnview:

72.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Shepherdsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(56.9)
4
(44.7)
2
(21.9)
7
(76.1)
7
(75.3)
6
(63.7)
9
(79.6)
3
(26.4)
8
(69.4)
3
(25.4)
9
(75.1)
8
(66.1)
6
(49.2)
8
(64.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(45.5)
1
(11.2)
4
(43.8)
6
(65.2)
5
(53.8)
3
(31.8)
8
(70.8)
11
(96.7)
5
(43.4)
9
(76.3)
10
(83.4)
10
(82.7)
10
(81.9)
7
(56.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(91.0)
8
(89.5)
7
(76.7)
14
(152.2)
12
(129.1)
6
(63.7)
9
(79.6)
10
(87.9)
12
(104.0)
11
(93.3)
8
(66.7)
16
(132.3)
9
(73.7)
11
(88.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
79
(898.2)
65
(726.8)
90
(986.5)
81
(880.5)
87
(936.2)
66
(700.3)
143
(1,265)
104
(914.5)
81
(702.3)
55
(466.6)
91
(759.0)
76
(628.2)
65
(532.6)
47
(379.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
310
(3,525)
362
(4,048)
408
(4,472)
427
(4,642)
333
(3,583)
200
(2,122)
215
(1,903)
223
(1,961)
232
(2,011)
228
(1,934)
327
(2,727)
382
(3,158)
245
(2,008)
163
(1,315)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(284.3)
24
(268.4)
15
(164.4)
11
(119.6)
19
(204.5)
14
(148.6)
19
(168.1)
22
(193.5)
32
(277.4)
33
(279.9)
32
(266.9)
63
(520.7)
38
(311.4)
47
(379.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.6)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.1)
City-Data.com crime index303.9291.3329.1367.8327.5240.2279.0225.6241.1194.4298.7316.1221.2195.9

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 58 registered sex offenders living in Shepherdsville, Kentucky as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shepherdsville is 206 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Shepherdsville:

137.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Shepherdsville:

127.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Shepherdsville:

173.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Shepherdsville:

166.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Shepherdsville:

110.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Shepherdsville:

143.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Shepherdsville:

118.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Shepherdsville:

154.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Shepherdsville:

132.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Shepherdsville:

166.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Shepherdsville:

184.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Shepherdsville:

104.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Shepherdsville:

95.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Shepherdsville:

125.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Shepherdsville:

231.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Shepherdsville:

198.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Shepherdsville:

253.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Shepherdsville:

361.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Shepherdsville:

328.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Shepherdsville:

232.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Shepherdsville:

282.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Shepherdsville:

310.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Shepherdsville:

373.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Shepherdsville:

268.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Shepherdsville:

397.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Shepherdsville:

426.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Shepherdsville:

445.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Shepherdsville:

388.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Shepherdsville:

398.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Shepherdsville:

379.5
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 2017, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Kentucky average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Kentucky average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Kentucky average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Kentucky average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 25 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Kentucky average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Kentucky average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Kentucky average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 23 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Kentucky average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Kentucky average:

1.91

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

Zip codes: 40165.