Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)2,0693,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape0n/a0.055.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.062.4101.9
Assault3n/a344.8267.6237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)345390373
Burglary5n/a574.7527.6491.4
Theft8n/a919.51,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a229.9238.9220.2
Property crime15n/a (estimate)1,7242,7202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.67 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has increased by 159%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 290
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 49

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

Benton police department

ItemBentonKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.53.3
There are a total of 2 Benton police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.5% less than the Kansas average and 30.7% 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
Kechi, KS2,291115804919
Bel Aire, KS6,923121876998
Valley Center, KS6,4491279981,125
Eastborough, KS7281581,0991,256
Andover, KS12,1131581,2851,443
Benton, KS1,0133451,7242,069

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Viola, IL1,0131708831,054
Tumbling Shoals, AR1,0131499271,076
Rich Square, NC1,0131771,4001,577
Shellsburg, IA1,013100713813
Harmony, MN1,0141191,0921,211
Benton, KS1,0133451,7242,069
Source: The Benton, 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.