Reported Annual Crime In Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,366 (estimate)3,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a45.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.5102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a274.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)169 (estimate)380386
Burglaryn/an/an/a494.1468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,198 (estimate)2,6962,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hillsboro, KS2,900105844949
Moundridge, KS1,9051581,1191,276
Lindsborg, KS3,4171482,3452,493
McPherson, KS13,2123572,5362,893
Galva, KS1,0184233,0033,426
Goessel, KS6374593,2593,719
Lehigh, KS1655243,7214,245
Canton, KS8471691,1981,366

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Canton is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.74 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has decreased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 593
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 74

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

Canton police department

ItemCantonKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.53.3
There are a total of 1 Canton police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.4% less than the Kansas average and 59.2% 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.

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Somers, MT847105763868
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Canton, KS8471691,1981,366
Source: The Canton, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.