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Mason County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 3,387 total crimes reported in Mason County, Kentucky (212 of them violent). Of the 677 crimes that transpire each year in Mason County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mason County, Kentucky every 12 hours. This includes 1 murder, 21 rapes, and over two thousand thefts (including 147 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Mason 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 Mason County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Mason County has climbed by 30 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 4 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Mason County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to nine hundred for Mason County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mason 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 Mason 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

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