Reported Annual Crime In Augusta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime274n/a (estimate)2,9673,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape1n/a10.855.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.062.4101.9
Assault15n/a162.4267.6237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)173390373
Burglary45n/a487.3527.6491.4
Theft201n/a2,176.71,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a130.0238.9220.2
Property crime258n/a (estimate)2,7942,7202,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Augusta, KS. The total number of reported crimes in Augusta, 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 Augusta, KS crime rate is 5% lower than the Kansas average and is 4% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Augusta, KS has a violent crime rate that is 56% lower than the Kansas average and 53% lower than the national average. For property crime, Augusta, KS is 3% higher than the Kansas average and 12% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Augusta is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.13 daily crimes that occur in Augusta.
  • Augusta is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Augusta you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Augusta has increased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Augusta (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Augusta, KS per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kansas as well as national figures. In Augusta, KS the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times less than the Kansas average and 1.04 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Augusta, KS are 2.25 times less than the Kansas average and 2.15 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Augusta, KS has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Kansas average and 1.12 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Augusta (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Augusta, KS compared to every other city in Kansas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Augusta, KS ranks safer than 43% of every city located within Kansas along with 46% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Kansas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Augusta, KS. As a result, Augusta, KS is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Augusta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Augusta is 1 in 578
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Augusta is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Augusta is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Augusta, KS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Augusta, KS, you have a 1 in 578 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 36. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Augusta, KS is 1 in 34.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Augusta, KS is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Augusta, KS has decreased by 30%, while the property crime rate in Augusta, KS has increased by 32% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Augusta, KS has increased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Augusta police department

ItemAugustaKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)325,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.53.3
There are a total of 32 Augusta police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.8% greater than the Kansas average and 5.2% greater 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
Bel Aire, KS6,923121876998
Andover, KS12,1131581,2851,443
Towanda, KS1,6661811,2621,443
Rose Hill, KS4,009501,4881,538
Douglass, KS2,0891951,3591,554
Augusta, KS9,2391732,7942,967

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rio del Mar, CA9,2401499191,068
Claymont, DE9,2425122,7633,276
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT9,2433702,7773,148
Plainedge, NY9,2342601,0961,356
Grants, NM9,2454322,1412,573
Augusta, KS9,2391732,7942,967
Source: The Augusta, 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.