Reported Annual Crime In Edwardsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdwardsville/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime119n/a (estimate)2,7153,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdwardsville/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape0n/a0.055.538.6
Robbery1n/a22.862.4101.9
Assault13n/a296.6267.6237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)319390373
Burglary16n/a365.0527.6491.4
Theft79n/a1,802.41,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a228.2238.9220.2
Property crime105n/a (estimate)2,3962,7202,487
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 13% lower than the average of crimes committed in Kansas. It is also 5% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Edwardsville, KS shows a crime rate that is 18% lower than the Kansas average. The crime rate is also 14% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Edwardsville, KS is shown to be 12% lower than the Kansas average and 4% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edwardsville is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.44 daily crimes that occur in Edwardsville.
  • Edwardsville is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Edwardsville you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Edwardsville has decreased by 9%.

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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 1.15 times less than the Kansas average and 1.05 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Edwardsville, KS is 1.22 times less than the Kansas average and 1.17 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Edwardsville, KS has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Kansas average and 1.04 times less 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 28% of the cities in Kansas and 36% 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 314
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 37
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 314 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 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 decreased by 13% and the rate of property crime in Edwardsville, KS has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Edwardsville, KS has decreased by 9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Waukomis, MO9360775775
Mission Hills, KS3,55528856884
Fairway, KS3,946251,0031,028
Prairie Village, KS21,730321,0281,060
Lake Quivira, KS9571581,0991,256
Edwardsville, KS4,3673192,3962,715

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Haven, MI4,3678495,9926,841
Greentown, OH4,3681181,0431,161
San Carlos, AZ4,3654263,1513,577
Copperopolis, CA4,3653292,0222,351
Hendron, KY4,3651191,1871,307
Edwardsville, KS4,3673192,3962,715
Source: The Edwardsville, 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.