Jackson County, KY Arrest Records

Jackson County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.22 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Laurel, Bullitt, Pulaski counties in Kentucky.
Jackson County, KY property crime rate is 5.09 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 36 burglary related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 0.00% compared to 2015.

Jackson County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Jackson County in 2016 decreased by 7.79% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 7 to 3 while non-violent crime decreased by 2.86% from 70 to 68.

5 Crimes In Jackson County, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Burglary 36
Larceny-theft 24
Motor vehicle theft 8
Aggravated assault 2
Robbery 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Jackson County decreased by 57.14% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Jackson County was 95.22% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.022%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Jackson County decreased by 2.86% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Jackson County was 82.1% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.509%.

How Jackson stands up against other counties

Jackson vs. Webster

You’ll be in more risk in Jackson compared to Webster county that had 71.72% lower crime rate compared to Jackson county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1496 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0751 in Webster county.
Larceny rates of 1.7953 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.6759 in Webster county.

Names with the most arrests in Jackson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Jackson, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 36.31% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jackson County is 0.84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.46 daily crimes that occur in Jackson County.
  • Jackson, KY is more violent than Webster.
  • In Jackson County you have a 1 in 188 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Jackson, KY have decreased by 7.79%.

Jackson Police Departments

Names in Jackson County