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Rowan County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 581 total crimes reported in Rowan County, Kentucky (32 of them violent). Of the 145 crimes that occur a year in Rowan County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Rowan County, Kentucky 145 times a year.

Total Crime in Rowan County, Kentucky (2002-2004, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Rowan County, Kentucky for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Rowan County decreased by 338 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 67 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 4 years in Rowan County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to thirty for Rowan County, Kentucky in 2009.

Crime Trends in Rowan County, Kentucky (2002-2004, 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 Rowan County, Kentucky (2002-2004, 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

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