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Anderson County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Anderson County, Kentucky. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Anderson County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Anderson County, Kentucky, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,308 total crimes reported in Anderson County, Kentucky (73 of them violent). Of the 262 crimes that occur a year in Anderson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Anderson County, Kentucky 262 times a year.

Total Crime in Anderson County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Anderson County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Anderson County decreased by 30 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 39 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 5 years in Anderson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Anderson County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Anderson County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Anderson County, Kentucky (2004-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Anderson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Anderson County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.