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Louisville Metro Crime Rate Report (Kentucky)

Louisville Metro crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 16 years with violent crime increasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Louisville Metro for 2021 is expected to be higher than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Louisville Metro in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 81.04% and the city property crime rate in Louisville Metro was higher than the national property crime rate average by 84.44%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Louisville Metro was higher than the violent crime rate in Kentucky by 216.34% and the city property crime rate in Louisville Metro was higher than the property crime rate in Kentucky by 105.1%.

Property and Violent Crime
Louisville Metro Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Louisville Metro Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Louisville Metro Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,337
Arson7
Burglary4,316
Larceny and Theft18,037
Motor Vehicle Theft3,934
Murder and Manslaughter94
Rape201
Robbery1,008
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)29,540
Property Crime26,287
Violent Crime4,640
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,404
Arson0
Burglary4,252
Larceny and Theft18,537
Motor Vehicle Theft4,756
Murder and Manslaughter119
Rape171
Robbery1,137
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)30,702
Property Crime27,449
Violent Crime4,830

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Louisville Metro Property Crime

Louisville Metro Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Louisville Metro Crime 2019

Louisville Metro Crime 2021

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Louisville Metro Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Louisville Metro Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Louisville Metro, 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 Louisville Metro crime report data for 2021 was projected from 16 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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