Hopkinsville, KY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,019
Total Crimes
3,337.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.26%
Above National Average
197 out of 217
In Kentucky
7,521 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Hopkinsville, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Hopkinsville is 3,337.5 per 100,000 people. That's 42.26% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 63.71% 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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Hopkinsville SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Hopkinsville
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,019 3,337.5 2,038.6 2,346.0
Murder 2 6.6 7.2 6.5
Robbery 23 75.3 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 47 153.9 168.3 279.7
Violent Crime 89 291.5 259.1 387.8
Burglary 173 566.6 344.1 314.2
Larceny 695 2,276.3 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 62 203.1 256.8 246.0
Property Crime 930 3,046.0 1,779.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Hopkinsville

89
Violent Crimes
291.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 343.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Hopkinsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 386.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Hopkinsville is 291.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.83% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 12.51% higher than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 259.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Hopkinsville

930
Property Crimes
3,046.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
55.55%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Hopkinsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Hopkinsville is 3,046.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 55.55% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 71.17% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,779.5 per 100,000 people.

Hopkinsville 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 Hopkinsville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Clarksville, TN 161,167 4,598 2,852.9 2,243.0 609.9
Murray, KY 19,499 345 1,769.3 1,625.7 143.6
Madisonville, KY 18,494 224 1,211.2 1,065.2 146.0
Oak Grove, KY 7,299 277 3,795.0 3,219.6 575.4
Greenbrier, TN 6,896 59 855.6 638.1 217.5
Princeton, KY 6,091 145 2,380.6 2,216.4 164.2
Greenville, KY 4,174 34 814.6 670.8 143.7
Providence, KY 2,979 14 470.0 470.0 0.0
Eddyville, KY 2,544 16 628.9 589.6 39.3
Elkton, KY 2,127 54 2,538.8 2,491.8 47.0
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