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Jackson County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 144 total crimes reported in Jackson County, Kentucky (5 of them violent). Of the 36 crimes that occur a year in Jackson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jackson County, Kentucky 36 times a year.

Total Crime in Jackson County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Jackson County, Kentucky for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Jackson County increased by 78 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 4 years in Jackson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than eighty for Jackson County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jackson County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

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 Jackson County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

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

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