Somerset, KY Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
277
Total Crimes
2,418.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-5.83%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Somerset, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Somerset is 2,418.6 per 100,000 people. That's -5.83% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 11.23% 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.

Somerset SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Somerset
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 277 2,418.6 2,174.4 2,568.4
Murder 1 8.7 5.5 5.0
Robbery 11 96.0 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 9 78.6 113.2 246.8
Violent Crime 30 261.9 211.9 368.9
Burglary 54 471.5 384.7 376.0
Larceny 145 1,266.0 1,348.2 1,594.6
Car Theft 48 419.1 229.6 228.9
Property Crime 247 2,156.6 1,962.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Somerset

30
Violent Crimes
261.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-28.99%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 381.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Somerset each year. That compares to a 1 in 472.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Somerset is 261.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.99% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 23.64% higher than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 211.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Somerset

247
Property Crimes
2,156.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-1.95%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Somerset each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Somerset is 2,156.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -1.95% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 9.89% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,962.6 per 100,000 people.

Somerset 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 Somerset

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Richmond, KY 35,952 1,132 3,148.6 2,965.1 183.6
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
Harrodsburg, KY 8,399 99 1,178.7 1,143.0 35.7
London, KY 8,008 289 3,608.9 3,384.1 224.8
Corbin, KY 7,267 179 2,463.2 2,256.8 206.4
Monticello, KY 6,101 80 1,311.3 1,212.9 98.3
Lebanon, KY 5,668 108 1,905.4 1,499.6 405.8
Williamsburg, KY 5,299 56 1,056.8 849.2 207.6
Lancaster, KY 3,866 67 1,733.1 1,526.1 206.9
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