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Taylor County, Kentucky Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 2,386 total crimes reported in Taylor County, Kentucky (189 of them violent). Of the 597 crimes that happen every year in Taylor County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Taylor County, Kentucky every 14 hours. This includes 2 murders, 25 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 97 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Taylor 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Taylor County, Kentucky for 4 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Taylor County has lessened by 4%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 19%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 4 years in Taylor County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than six hundred for Taylor County, Kentucky in 2009.

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

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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