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Rockcastle County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 503 total crimes reported in Rockcastle County, Kentucky (48 of them violent). Of the 101 crimes that occur a year in Rockcastle County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Rockcastle County, Kentucky 101 times a year.

Total Crime in Rockcastle 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 Rockcastle County, Kentucky for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Rockcastle County increased by 22 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 55 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 5 years in Rockcastle County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Rockcastle 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 Rockcastle 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

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