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Benton Crime Rate Report (Kentucky)

Benton crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 11 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Benton for 2022 is expected to be higher than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Benton in 2019 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 76.37% and the city property crime rate in Benton was higher than the national property crime rate average by 78.49%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Benton was lower than the violent crime rate in Kentucky by 58.71% and the city property crime rate in Benton was higher than the property crime rate in Kentucky by 98.48%.

Property and Violent Crime
Benton Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Benton Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Benton Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2
Arson0
Burglary16
Larceny and Theft148
Motor Vehicle Theft4
Murder and Manslaughter0
Rape1
Robbery1
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)170
Property Crime168
Violent Crime4
2022 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1
Arson0
Burglary25
Larceny and Theft158
Motor Vehicle Theft5
Murder and Manslaughter0
Rape0
Robbery1
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)190
Property Crime188
Violent Crime2

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Benton Property Crime

Benton Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Benton Crime 2019

Benton Crime 2022

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Benton Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Benton Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Benton, Kentucky crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Benton crime report data for 2022 was projected from 11 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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