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BOWLING GREEN is a region located in KY, and has a population of 58,468. This region is policed by BOWLING GREEN POLICE DEPT.

BOWLING GREEN has an overall crime rate of 5,998 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in BOWLING GREEN is 1 in 17 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for BOWLING GREEN for the previous 2 years was 6,705 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for BOWLING GREEN has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) BOWLING GREEN USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 5,998 4,506
Murder Rate 5.1 6
Robbery Rate 103 148
Rape Rate 55 30
Assault Rate 1,180 644
Burglary Rate 792 726
Forced Entry Rate 443 417
Larceny Rate 3,643 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 221 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 14% 28%
Homicide Clearance 20% 56%
Assault Clearance 18% 52%
Rape Clearance 9% 38%
Robbery Clearance 17% 23%
Burglary Clearance 5% 12%
Larceny Clearance 15% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 5% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 110 sex offender(s) in BOWLING GREEN.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 188 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in BOWLING GREEN. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Kentucky see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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