The Safest and Most Dangerous Cities in Kentucky

The Safest and Most Dangerous Cities in Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompsonabout 4 years


What are the safest cities in Kentucky? That’s a question you may have asked yourself over the years, and thanks to safety and security website, we have an answer. SafeWise used crime reports and population data to determine the 20 safest cities (population over 4,000) in Kentucky. Which was the safest of them all?

Flatwoods, Kentucky. According to Safewise’s data, zero violent crimes happened in the Ashland suburb in 2015 (the latest data available). The rate of property crimes was also the lowest, at 2.57 per 1,000 people. Next up: Greenville in Western Kentucky; and Independence in Northern Kentucky. Jared Lorenzen and Shannon the Dude will be happy to know that Fort Thomas and Mount Washington also made the list:

1. Flatwoods
2. Greenville
3. Independence
4. Fort Thomas
5. Prospect
6. Lawrenceburg
7. Taylor Mill
8. Villa Hills
9. Columbia
10. Highland Heights
11. Edgewood
12. Wilmore
13. Fort Mitchell
14. Mount Washington
15. Vine Grove
16. Central City
17. Grayson
18. Williamsburg
19. Erlanger
20. Lakeside Park-Crestview Hills

What are the most dangerous cities in the Commonwealth? also studied FBI crime reports, and their rankings probably won’t surprise you:

1. Hazard
2. Newport
3. Paducah
4. Bowling Green
5. Louisville
6. Shively
7. Frankfort
8. Princeton
9. Winchester
10. Campbellsville

Before some of you start bragging, Lexington does come in at No. 11.

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