Benton, KY Arrest Records

Benton, KY is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.92 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 119th safest city in Kentucky among the 151 cities.
Benton, KY property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 33.13 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 120 larceny theft related arrests.

Benton Crime Rate

5 Crimes In Benton, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 120
Burglary 13
Motor vehicle theft 11
Legacy rape 3
Robbery 1

Other Cities in Kentucky with the Most Arrests

Among the 151 cities in state the most dangerous is Louisville Metro with 4,621 violent crimes that’s 55.39% of total of 8,342. West Buechel has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Pikeville 59.40
Middlesboro 57.93
Winchester 57.74
Oak Grove 54.23
Paducah 52.50

Safest Cities in Kentucky

Are you planning a move to Kentucky? Here are the safest cities in Kentucky with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Benton is 1 out of 276 up by 0.02% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Fort Thomas and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Irvine.

City Arrests
Irvine 1.66
Flatwoods 2.46
Tompkinsville 2.64
Hartford 3.25
Columbia 3.42

How Benton stands up against other cities

Benton vs. Greenville

You’ll be in more risk in Benton compared to Greenville that had 81.89% lower crime rate compared to Benton according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.2301 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Greenville city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 2.5311 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3705 in Greenville.

Benton vs. Paintsville

You’ll be in more risk in Benton compared to Paintsville that had 54.41% lower crime rate compared to Benton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9410 in Paintsville city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Paintsville.

Names with the most arrests in Benton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 38.32% are people aged between 31-40.