Reported Annual Crime In Abilene

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbilene/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime154n/a (estimate)2,3613,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbilene/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape1n/a15.355.538.6
Robbery2n/a30.762.4101.9
Assault8n/a122.6267.6237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)169390373
Burglary32n/a490.5527.6491.4
Theft104n/a1,594.11,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a107.3238.9220.2
Property crime143n/a (estimate)2,1922,7202,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Abilene, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Abilene, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Abilene, KS averages 24% lower than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 17% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Abilene, KS is 57% lower than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 55% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 19% lower than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 12% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Abilene, KS area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Abilene is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.47 daily crimes that occur in Abilene.
  • Abilene is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Abilene you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Abilene has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Abilene (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Abilene, KS for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Kansas as well as those across America as a whole. The Abilene, KS total amount of daily offenses is 1.32 times less than the Kansas average and 1.21 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Abilene, KS is 2.31 times less than the Kansas average, and it is 2.21 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Abilene, KS has a daily crime figure that is 1.24 times less than the Kansas average and 1.13 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Abilene (higher is better)

How safe is Abilene, KS compared to other cities in Kansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Abilene, KS is safer than 51% of the cities in Kansas and 53% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Abilene, KS. Overall, Abilene, KS is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abilene

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abilene is 1 in 594
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abilene is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Abilene is 1 in 43
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Abilene, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Abilene, KS you have a 1 in 594 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Abilene, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Abilene (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Abilene, KS is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Abilene, KS has decreased by 20%, the amount of property crime in Abilene, KS has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Abilene, KS has increased by 5% year to year.

Abilene police department

ItemAbileneKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)195,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.53.3
There are a total of 19 Abilene police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.7% greater than the Kansas average and 15.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chapman, KS1,4411409751,115
Solomon, KS1,1771741,2121,386
Detroit, KS4484893,4113,900
Talmage, KS1195083,5434,051
Woodbine, KS2085173,6054,122
Abilene, KS6,7291692,1922,361

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dillon, SC6,7312,07012,25514,325
King, NC6,7322032,2962,499
Torrington, WY6,7322811,7151,996
Neptune Beach, FL6,7331802,4112,591
Bayville, NY6,724124522645
Abilene, KS6,7291692,1922,361
Source: The Abilene, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.