Mayfield, KY Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
473
Total Crimes
4,801.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
93.87%
Above National Average
213 out of 218
In Kentucky
9,179 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Mayfield, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mayfield is 4,801.5 per 100,000 people. That's 93.87% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 127.07% higher than the Kentucky total crime rate of 2,114.5 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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Mayfield SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Mayfield
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 473 4,801.5 2,114.5 2,476.7
Murder 2 20.3 4.9 5.0
Robbery 8 81.2 48.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 19 192.9 128.6 250.2
Violent Crime 40 406.1 217.1 366.7
Burglary 79 801.9 345.7 340.5
Larceny 328 3,329.6 1,323.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 26 263.9 228.2 219.9
Property Crime 433 4,395.5 1,897.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Mayfield

40.0
Violent Crimes
406.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
10.73%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 246.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mayfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 460.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mayfield is 406.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 10.73% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 87.00% higher than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 217.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mayfield

433.0
Property Crimes
4,395.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
108.33%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 22.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mayfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mayfield is 4,395.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 108.33% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 131.66% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,897.4 per 100,000 people.

Mayfield 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 Mayfield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Paducah, KY 24,832 1,376 5,541.2 5,255.3 285.9
Murray, KY 19,545 398 2,036.3 1,934.0 102.3
Princeton, KY 6,105 174 2,850.1 2,702.7 147.4
Metropolis, IL 5,986 298 4,978.3 4,427.0 551.3
Benton, KY 4,461 172 3,855.6 3,766.0 89.7
Eddyville, KY 2,525 32 1,267.3 1,267.3 0.0
Fulton, KY 2,145 124 5,780.9 5,501.2 279.7
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