It is the eighth largest population center in Kentucky , when including metropolitan areas. Richmond serves as the center for work and shopping for south-central Kentucky . Richmond is the principal city of the Richmond –Berea Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Madison and Rockcastle counties.
With a crime rate of 38 per one thousand residents, Richmond has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes – from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 26.
To help you find the best places to live in and around Richmond , AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living , weather, education, housing and more. With a livability score of 72/100, Richmond is ranked #8,740 in the United States and #211 in Kentucky .
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Berea is 1 in 63. Based on FBI crime data, Berea is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kentucky , Berea has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
Berea is considered moist. Alcohol is allowed to be served with food.
In its first year in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best places to live in the United States, Lexington was ranked 21st. The study from U.S. News looked at a variety of factors, including jobs, crime, population growth, cost of living and access to quality health care, to determine its rankings.
Fayette County, Kentucky
It is the seat of its county. It was originally called Lebanon when founded by Rev. Elijah Craig and was renamed in 1790 in honor of President George Washington. It is the home of Georgetown College, a private liberal arts college.
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