Elkton, KY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
54
Total Crimes
2,538.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.22%
Above National Average
172 out of 217
In Kentucky
6,657 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Elkton, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Elkton is 2,538.8 per 100,000 people. That's 8.22% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 24.54% higher than the Kentucky total crime rate of 2,038.6 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.

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Elkton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Elkton
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 54 2,538.8 2,038.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.2 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 168.3 279.7
Violent Crime 1 47.0 259.1 387.8
Burglary 22 1,034.3 344.1 314.2
Larceny 25 1,175.4 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 282.1 256.8 246.0
Property Crime 53 2,491.8 1,779.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Elkton

1
Violent Crimes
47.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-87.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,127.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Elkton each year. That compares to a 1 in 386.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Elkton is 47.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -87.88% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -81.85% lower than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 259.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Elkton

53
Property Crimes
2,491.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
27.25%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Elkton each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Elkton is 2,491.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 27.25% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 40.03% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,779.5 per 100,000 people.

Elkton 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 Elkton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Bowling Green, KY 71,861 3,442 4,789.8 4,446.1 343.7
Hendersonville, TN 58,901 680 1,154.5 993.2 161.3
Gallatin, TN 44,584 576 1,291.9 984.7 307.3
Hopkinsville, KY 30,532 1,019 3,337.5 3,046.0 291.5
Madisonville, KY 18,494 224 1,211.2 1,065.2 146.0
Goodlettsville, TN 16,896 523 3,095.4 2,811.3 284.1
Portland, TN 13,208 290 2,195.6 1,703.5 492.1
White House, TN 12,936 164 1,267.8 1,066.8 201.0
Oak Grove, KY 7,299 277 3,795.0 3,219.6 575.4
Russellville, KY 7,125 235 3,298.2 3,143.9 154.4
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