Independence, KY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
151
Total Crimes
521.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-77.77%
Below National Average
60 out of 217
In Kentucky
1,627 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Independence, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Independence is 521.5 per 100,000 people. That's -77.77% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -74.42% lower 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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Independence SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Independence
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 151 521.5 2,038.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.2 6.5
Robbery 3 10.4 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9 31.1 168.3 279.7
Violent Crime 21 72.5 259.1 387.8
Burglary 19 65.6 344.1 314.2
Larceny 94 324.6 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 58.7 256.8 246.0
Property Crime 130 448.9 1,779.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Independence

21
Violent Crimes
72.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-81.30%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,378.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Independence each year. That compares to a 1 in 386.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Independence is 72.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -81.30% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -72.01% lower than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 259.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Independence

130
Property Crimes
448.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-77.07%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 222.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Independence each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Independence is 448.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -77.07% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -74.77% lower than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,779.5 per 100,000 people.

Independence 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 Independence

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Covington, KY 40,324 1,203 2,983.3 2,601.4 381.9
Florence, KY 33,397 1,616 4,838.8 4,674.1 164.7
Madeira, OH 9,303 52 559.0 537.5 21.5
Edgewood, KY 8,776 43 490.0 444.4 45.6
Elsmere, KY 8,618 84 974.7 835.5 139.2
Wyoming, OH 8,578 61 711.1 676.1 35.0
Fort Mitchell, KY 8,249 75 909.2 860.7 48.5
Taylor Mill, KY 6,819 36 527.9 527.9 0.0
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