Richmond, KY Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,132
Total Crimes
3,148.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.59%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Richmond, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Richmond is 3,148.6 per 100,000 people. That's 22.59% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 44.80% higher than the Kentucky total crime rate of 2,174.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Richmond SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Richmond Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Richmond
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,132 3,148.6 2,174.4 2,568.4
Murder 1 2.8 5.5 5.0
Robbery 17 47.3 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 30 83.4 113.2 246.8
Violent Crime 66 183.6 211.9 368.9
Burglary 204 567.4 384.7 376.0
Larceny 781 2,172.3 1,348.2 1,594.6
Car Theft 81 225.3 229.6 228.9
Property Crime 1,066 2,965.1 1,962.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

66
Violent Crimes
183.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-50.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 544.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Richmond each year. That compares to a 1 in 472.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Richmond is 183.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -50.24% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -13.35% lower than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 211.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Richmond

1,066
Property Crimes
2,965.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
34.81%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Richmond each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Richmond is 2,965.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.81% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 51.08% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,962.6 per 100,000 people.

Richmond Crime Compared To Kentucky Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Kentucky.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Richmond

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Georgetown, KY 34,351 1,054 3,068.3 2,887.8 180.5
Nicholasville, KY 30,922 884 2,858.8 2,664.8 194.0
Frankfort, KY 27,664 1,123 4,059.4 3,802.8 256.7
Versailles, KY 26,552 418 1,574.3 1,472.6 101.7
Danville, KY 16,801 317 1,886.8 1,684.4 202.4
Berea, KY 15,893 346 2,177.1 2,051.2 125.8
Lawrenceburg, KY 11,378 146 1,283.2 1,248.0 35.2
Paris, KY 9,809 227 2,314.2 2,181.7 132.5
Wilmore, KY 6,406 60 936.6 874.2 62.4
Lancaster, KY 3,866 67 1,733.1 1,526.1 206.9
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