Reported Annual Crime In Dodge City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDodge City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime968n/a (estimate)3,4583,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDodge City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape10n/a35.745.140.4
Robbery9n/a32.157.5102.8
Assault80n/a285.7274.0248.5
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)354380386
Burglary127n/a453.6494.1468.9
Theft701n/a2,503.81,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft41n/a146.4238.6236.9
Property crime869n/a (estimate)3,1042,6962,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Dodge City, KS. All reported Dodge City, KS crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Dodge City, KS overall crime rate is 12% higher than in comparison to the Kansas average; and is also 22% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Dodge City, KS, the rate is 7% lower than compared to the Kansas average, and 8% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Dodge City, KS comes in at 15% higher than to the average seen in Kansas, and 27% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wright, KS1174202,9823,402
Spearville, KS8294222,9953,417
Wilroads Gardens, KS3095143,6474,161
Ensign, KS2525143,6494,163
Ford, KS2165523,9194,471
Dodge City, KS27,9503543,1043,458

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dodge City is 22% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.47 daily crimes that occur in Dodge City.
  • Dodge City is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dodge City you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dodge City has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Dodge City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Dodge City, KS per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kansas as well as national figures. In Dodge City, KS the total number of daily crimes is 1.12 times more than the Kansas average and 1.22 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Dodge City, KS are 1.08 times less than the Kansas average and 1.09 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Dodge City, KS has a daily crime rate that is 1.15 times more than the Kansas average and 1.27 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Dodge City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Dodge City, KS area in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Dodge City, KS being safer than 19% of cities in Kansas and 28% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Dodge City, KS. In conclusion, Dodge City, KS now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dodge City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dodge City is 1 in 283
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dodge City is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dodge City is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Dodge City, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dodge City, KS you have a 1 in 283 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dodge City, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Dodge City (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Dodge City, KS is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Dodge City, KS has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Dodge City, KS has increased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Dodge City, KS has increased by 12% year over year.

Dodge City police department

ItemDodge CityKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)615,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.53.3
There are a total of 61 Dodge City police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% less than the Kansas average and 33.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Opelika, AL27,9567324,8915,623
Rahway, NJ27,9941241,1681,292
Middletown, NY27,9045372,3962,933
DeLand, FL27,8725764,6865,262
Allen Park, MI27,8691941,8332,027
Dodge City, KS27,9503543,1043,458
Source: The Dodge City, 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.