Reported Annual Crime In Atchison

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtchison/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime368n/a (estimate)3,4343,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtchison/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.34.44.9
Rape4n/a37.355.538.6
Robbery4n/a37.362.4101.9
Assault23n/a214.6267.6237.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)299390373
Burglary67n/a625.2527.6491.4
Theft257n/a2,398.31,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a112.0238.9220.2
Property crime336n/a (estimate)3,1362,7202,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Atchison, KS. The total number of reported crimes in Atchison, KS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Atchison, KS crime rate is 10% higher than the Kansas average and is 20% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Atchison, KS has a violent crime rate that is 23% lower than the Kansas average and 20% lower than the national average. For property crime, Atchison, KS is 15% higher than the Kansas average and 26% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atchison is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.41 daily crimes that occur in Atchison.
  • Atchison is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atchison you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atchison has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Atchison (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Atchison, KS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Atchison, KS are 1.10 times more than the Kansas average and 1.20 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Atchison, KS are 1.31 times less than than Kansas and 1.25 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Atchison, KS are 1.15 times more than than Kansas and 1.26 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Atchison (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Atchison, KS in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Atchison, KS to other cities in the state and across the country, Atchison, KS is 25% safer than other cities of Kansas and 32% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kansas cities and all around the United States, Atchison, KS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Atchison, KS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atchison

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atchison is 1 in 335
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atchison is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Atchison is 1 in 30
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Atchison, KS? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Atchison, KS your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 335. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Atchison, KS is 1 in 30.

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

A good indicator of whether Atchison, KS is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Atchison, KS has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Atchison, KS has decreased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Atchison, KS has decreased by 12% year over year.

Atchison police department

ItemAtchisonKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)255,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.53.3
There are a total of 25 Atchison police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.2% less than the Kansas average and 30.4% 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
Weston, MO1,735231520751
Elwood, KS1,1164171,0841,501
Wathena, KS1,2817422,4503,192
Bendena, KS654132,8803,293
Iatan, MO365623,2273,789
Atchison, KS10,9202993,1363,434

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mack, OH10,9191411,2491,390
Sturgis, MI10,9234692,6843,153
Holbrook, MA10,9254141,7902,204
Burkburnett, TX10,9152943,6893,983
Fort Madison, IA10,9293522,5172,869
Atchison, KS10,9202993,1363,434
Source: The Atchison, 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.