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Greenup County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,325 total crimes reported in Greenup County, Kentucky (84 of them violent). Of the 265 crimes that transpire each year in Greenup County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Greenup County, Kentucky 265 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 9 rapes, and close to nine hundred thefts (including 100 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Greenup 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Greenup County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Greenup County has climbed by 73 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 85 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Greenup County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to five hundred for Greenup County, Kentucky in 2009.

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

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Greenup County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Greenup 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.