Reported Annual Crime In Colby

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColby/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime120n/a (estimate)2,2153,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColby/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape1n/a18.545.140.4
Robbery0n/a0.057.5102.8
Assault4n/a73.8274.0248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)92380386
Burglary24n/a443.0494.1468.9
Theft85n/a1,568.81,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a110.7238.6236.9
Property crime115n/a (estimate)2,1232,6962,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Colby, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Colby, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Colby, KS averages 28% lower than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 22% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Colby, KS is 76% lower than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 76% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 21% lower than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 13% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Colby, KS area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gem, KS745053,5794,084
Colby, KS5,411922,1232,215

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Colby is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.07 daily crimes that occur in Colby.
  • Colby is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Colby you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Colby has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Colby (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Colby, 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 Colby, KS are 1.39 times less than the Kansas average and 1.28 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Colby, KS are 4.12 times less than than Kansas and 4.19 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Colby, KS are 1.27 times less than than Kansas and 1.15 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Colby (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Colby, KS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Colby, KS has been ranked safer than 55% of other cities in the state of Kansas. In addition, Colby, KS is safer than 62% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Colby, KS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Colby, KS is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colby

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colby is 1 in 1084
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colby is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Colby is 1 in 46
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Colby, KS? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Colby, KS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1084. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 48 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Colby, KS is 1 in 46.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Colby, 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 Colby, KS has decreased by 84%, while the property crime rate in Colby, KS has increased by 27% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Colby, KS has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Colby police department

ItemColbyKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)185,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.32.53.3
There are a total of 18 Colby police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% greater than the Kansas average and 0.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookhaven, WV5,4121739901,164
Bessemer City, NC5,4101791,5561,735
DeFuniak Springs, FL5,4108271,2992,126
Hutchins, TX5,4103963,2883,684
Orchard Homes, MT5,4102171,5861,804
Colby, KS5,411922,1232,215
Source: The Colby, 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.