Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime74n/a (estimate)2,3753,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape1n/a32.145.140.4
Robbery0n/a0.057.5102.8
Assault10n/a320.9274.0248.5
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)353380386
Burglary11n/a353.0494.1468.9
Theft47n/a1,508.31,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a160.5238.6236.9
Property crime63n/a (estimate)2,0222,6962,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oswego, KS2,01801,1971,197
Riverton, KS1,1241731,2291,402
Loma Linda, MO8002411,3021,543
Chetopa, KS1,1462071,4651,672
Galena, KS3,0224141,7922,206
Baxter Springs, KS4,1612012,1562,356
Chicopee, KS4314413,1313,572
Columbus, KS3,2443532,0222,375

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.51 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 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has decreased by 24%.

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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 284
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 43

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.

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Rockwood, MI3,2432201,1001,320
Fairbanks Ranch, CA3,24585486571
Havana, IL3,2438241,6152,439
Tarpey Village, CA3,2463041,7432,047
Olney, TX3,242631,7091,773
Columbus, KS3,2443532,0222,375
Source: The Columbus, 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.