Reported Annual Crime In Baxter Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaxter Springs/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime90n/a (estimate)2,2303,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaxter Springs/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape0n/a0.055.538.6
Robbery2n/a49.662.4101.9
Assault11n/a272.6267.6237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)322390373
Burglary23n/a570.0527.6491.4
Theft53n/a1,313.51,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a24.8238.9220.2
Property crime77n/a (estimate)1,9082,7202,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Baxter Springs, KS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Baxter Springs, KS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Baxter Springs, KS is 28% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Kansas, and when compared with the national average, is 22% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Baxter Springs, KS has 17% lower than violent crime rate than Kansas average, while remaining 14% lower than the national average. In property crime, Baxter Springs, KS is 30% lower than the average of Kansas and is 23% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Baxter Springs is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.11 daily crimes that occur in Baxter Springs.
  • Baxter Springs is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Baxter Springs you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Baxter Springs has decreased by 37%.

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Daily Crime In Baxter Springs (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Baxter Springs, KS on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kansas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Baxter Springs, KS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kansas state wide, are 1.39 times less than the state average and 1.28 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Baxter Springs, KS on a daily bases are 1.21 times less than than Kansas average and 1.16 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Baxter Springs, KS are 1.43 times less than the daily state average and 1.30 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Baxter Springs (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Baxter Springs, KS compared to other areas of Kansas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Baxter Springs, KS safer than 35% when compared to other Kansas cities, and 39% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Baxter Springs, KS. At this time, Baxter Springs, KS sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Baxter Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Baxter Springs is 1 in 311
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Baxter Springs is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Baxter Springs is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Baxter Springs, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Baxter Springs, KS you have a 1 in 311 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 53 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Baxter Springs, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Baxter Springs (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Baxter Springs, 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 Baxter Springs, KS has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Baxter Springs, KS has decreased by 40% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Baxter Springs, KS has decreased by 37% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Baxter Springs police department

ItemBaxter SpringsKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)145,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.32.53.3
There are a total of 14 Baxter Springs police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.2% greater than the Kansas average and 1.7% 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
Oronogo, MO2,67383625708
Riverton, KS1,1241781,2401,417
Loma Linda, MO8002311,3271,558
Carl Junction, MO7,511261,6601,686
Commerce, OK2,5202481,6931,940
Baxter Springs, KS4,1613221,9082,230

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canton, NC4,1602622,0792,341
Montgomery, NY4,1592751,1601,434
Sunnyside, CA4,1593161,9422,258
Caro, MI4,1644653,5223,986
Suquamish, WA4,1582012,4562,658
Baxter Springs, KS4,1613221,9082,230
Source: The Baxter Springs, 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.