Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)2,8193,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape2n/a63.455.538.6
Robbery1n/a31.762.4101.9
Assault12n/a380.1267.6237.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)475390373
Burglary15n/a475.1527.6491.4
Theft54n/a1,710.51,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a158.4238.9220.2
Property crime74n/a (estimate)2,3442,7202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.72 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 36

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

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

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
Riverton, KS1,1241781,2401,417
Loma Linda, MO8002311,3271,558
Chetopa, KS1,1463691,2931,662
Oswego, KS2,0182261,5741,800
Baxter Springs, KS4,1613221,9082,230
Columbus, KS3,2444752,3442,819

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rockwood, MI3,24363906969
Fairbanks Ranch, CA3,24581499580
Havana, IL3,2435202,6633,183
Tarpey Village, CA3,2462911,7872,078
Olney, TX3,242942,7142,807
Columbus, KS3,2444752,3442,819
Source: The Columbus, 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.