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


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

Crime rate in Winchester, KY

The 2019 crime rate in Winchester, KY is 288 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 82.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Winchester crime rate fell by 25% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Winchester has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Winchester, KY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Winchester:

287.6
Mount Sterling:

268.6
Paris:

149.6
Clay City:

52.4
Richmond:

187.3
Stanton:

163.7
Millersburg:

30.0
Nicholasville:

169.9
Carlisle:

61.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Winchester by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.9)
2
(10.8)
4
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(42.1)
3
(18.2)
5
(30.2)
3
(18.1)
4
(23.9)
7
(37.8)
8
(43.5)
7
(37.9)
6
(32.6)
11
(59.6)
15
(81.3)
6
(32.5)
6
(32.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(78.2)
9
(54.5)
10
(60.4)
15
(90.5)
21
(125.3)
32
(173.0)
15
(81.6)
13
(70.4)
19
(103.3)
13
(70.4)
19
(102.9)
17
(92.0)
13
(69.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(246.6)
17
(102.9)
24
(145.0)
11
(66.3)
49
(292.5)
106
(573.1)
26
(141.5)
32
(173.2)
16
(87.0)
21
(113.7)
13
(70.4)
16
(86.6)
25
(134.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
221
(1,329)
170
(1,029)
117
(706.7)
160
(964.8)
200
(1,194)
210
(1,135)
168
(914.3)
145
(784.7)
113
(614.6)
168
(910.0)
147
(796.3)
186
(1,007)
119
(639.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
633
(3,808)
582
(3,524)
517
(3,123)
561
(3,383)
622
(3,713)
756
(4,088)
769
(4,185)
755
(4,086)
680
(3,698)
760
(4,117)
817
(4,426)
858
(4,643)
621
(3,338)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(282.7)
23
(139.3)
10
(60.4)
22
(132.7)
19
(113.4)
10
(54.1)
36
(195.9)
35
(189.4)
42
(228.4)
44
(238.3)
54
(292.5)
81
(438.4)
83
(446.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.2)
N/A4
(24.1)
6
(35.8)
6
(32.4)
5
(27.2)
2
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
7
(37.9)
1
(5.4)
City-Data.com crime index374.5287.7274.7268.3380.2465.7378.3319.6294.6349.8377.0383.8287.6

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 77 registered sex offenders living in Winchester, Kentucky as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winchester is 240 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Winchester:

134.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2017
Winchester:

143.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Winchester:

178.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Winchester:

162.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Winchester:

138.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Winchester:

159.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Winchester:

198.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Winchester:

432.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Winchester:

256.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Winchester:

96.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Winchester:

157.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Winchester:

109.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Winchester:

204.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Winchester:

151.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Winchester:

111.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2019
Winchester:

361.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Winchester:

499.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Winchester:

424.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Winchester:

423.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Winchester:

342.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Winchester:

389.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Winchester:

421.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Winchester:

439.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Winchester:

441.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Winchester:

382.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Winchester:

306.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Winchester:

403.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Winchester:

498.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Winchester:

434.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Winchester:

345.8
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 2019, including police officers: 46 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Kentucky average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Kentucky average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Kentucky average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Kentucky average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 44 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Kentucky average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 45 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Kentucky average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 38 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Kentucky average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Kentucky average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Kentucky average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Kentucky average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Kentucky average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 48 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Kentucky average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 48 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Kentucky average:

1.91

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

Zip codes: 40391.