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Martin County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 340 total crimes reported in Martin County, Kentucky (13 of them violent). Of the 85 crimes that take place per year in Martin County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Martin County, Kentucky 85 times a year.

Total Crime in Martin 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Martin County, Kentucky for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Martin County has risen by 16%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 50%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 4 years in Martin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit one hundred for Martin County, Kentucky in 2009.

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

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Martin County, Kentucky (2005-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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