Richmond, KY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,017
Total Crimes
2,771.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.15%
Above National Average
178 out of 217
In Kentucky
6,954 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Richmond, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Richmond is 2,771.8 per 100,000 people. That's 18.15% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 35.97% 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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Richmond SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Richmond
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,017 2,771.8 2,038.6 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.7 7.2 6.5
Robbery 18 49.1 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 39 106.3 168.3 279.7
Violent Crime 67 182.6 259.1 387.8
Burglary 105 286.2 344.1 314.2
Larceny 770 2,098.6 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 75 204.4 256.8 246.0
Property Crime 950 2,589.2 1,779.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

67
Violent Crimes
182.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-52.91%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 547.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Richmond each year. That compares to a 1 in 386.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Richmond is 182.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.91% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -29.52% lower than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 259.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Richmond

950
Property Crimes
2,589.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
32.22%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Richmond each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Richmond is 2,589.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.22% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 45.50% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,779.5 per 100,000 people.

Richmond 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 Richmond

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Georgetown, KY 35,702 861 2,411.6 2,235.2 176.5
Nicholasville, KY 31,191 919 2,946.4 2,731.6 214.8
Frankfort, KY 27,803 924 3,323.4 3,075.2 248.2
Versailles, KY 26,899 366 1,360.6 1,256.6 104.1
Winchester, KY 18,570 833 4,485.7 4,254.2 231.6
Danville, KY 16,826 300 1,783.0 1,687.9 95.1
Berea, KY 16,311 254 1,557.2 1,459.1 98.1
Lawrenceburg, KY 11,565 92 795.5 743.6 51.9
Paris, KY 9,655 163 1,688.2 1,522.5 165.7
Wilmore, KY 6,496 34 523.4 508.0 15.4
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