Reported Annual Crime In Edwardsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdwardsville/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime143n/a (estimate)3,2673,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdwardsville/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape6n/a137.145.140.4
Robbery2n/a45.757.5102.8
Assault13n/a297.0274.0248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)480380386
Burglary29n/a662.6494.1468.9
Theft80n/a1,827.71,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft13n/a297.0238.6236.9
Property crime122n/a (estimate)2,7872,6962,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Edwardsville, KS is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 6% higher than the average of crimes committed in Kansas. It is also 15% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Edwardsville, KS shows a crime rate that is 26% higher than the Kansas average. The crime rate is also 24% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Edwardsville, KS is shown to be 3% higher than the Kansas average and 14% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Quivira, KS9570106106
Fairway, KS3,94650677727
Weatherby Lake, MO1,853160801962
Prairie Village, KS21,730501,0111,061
Lake Waukomis, MO9363307711,101
Mission Hills, KS3,55501,1321,132
Basehor, KS4,8311081,0791,186
Edwardsville, KS4,3674802,7873,267

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edwardsville is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.95 daily crimes that occur in Edwardsville.
  • Edwardsville is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Edwardsville you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Edwardsville has increased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Edwardsville (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Edwardsville, KS per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Kansas and on a national scale. In Edwardsville, KS the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.06 times more than the Kansas average and 1.15 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Edwardsville, KS is 1.26 times more than the Kansas average and 1.24 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Edwardsville, KS has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Kansas average and 1.14 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Edwardsville (higher is better)

How safe is Edwardsville, KS compared to other cities in Kansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Edwardsville, KS is safer than 14% of the cities in Kansas and 23% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Edwardsville, KS. Overall, Edwardsville, KS is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edwardsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 209
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 31
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Edwardsville, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Edwardsville, KS you have a 1 in 209 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 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Edwardsville, KS.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Edwardsville, KS is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Edwardsville, KS has increased by 50% and the rate of property crime in Edwardsville, KS has increased by 16%. The total crime rate in Edwardsville, KS has increased by 20% year to year.

Edwardsville police department

ItemEdwardsvilleKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)175,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.92.53.3
There are a total of 17 Edwardsville police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.7% greater than the Kansas average and 18.8% 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
South Haven, MI4,3672259381,164
Greentown, OH4,3681211,0391,160
Lake Wisconsin, WI4,36983523606
San Carlos, AZ4,3654883,0943,582
Copperopolis, CA4,3653441,9722,316
Edwardsville, KS4,3674802,7873,267
Source: The Edwardsville, 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.