Reported Annual Crime In Fort Scott

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Scott/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime444n/a (estimate)5,6763,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Scott/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape6n/a76.755.538.6
Robbery6n/a76.762.4101.9
Assault38n/a485.8267.6237.8
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)639390373
Burglary104n/a1,329.6527.6491.4
Theft271n/a3,464.61,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a242.9238.9220.2
Property crime394n/a (estimate)5,0372,7202,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Fort Scott, KS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Fort Scott, KS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Fort Scott, KS is 83% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Kansas, and when compared with the national average, is 98% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Fort Scott, KS has 64% higher than violent crime rate than Kansas average, while remaining 72% higher than the national average. In property crime, Fort Scott, KS is 85% higher than the average of Kansas and is 103% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Scott is 98% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.55 daily crimes that occur in Fort Scott.
  • Fort Scott is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Scott you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Scott has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Fort Scott (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fort Scott, KS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fort Scott, KS are 1.83 times more than the Kansas average and 1.98 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fort Scott, KS are 1.64 times more than than Kansas and 1.72 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fort Scott, KS are 1.85 times more than than Kansas and 2.03 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fort Scott (higher is better)

How safe is Fort Scott, KS compared to other cities in Kansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fort Scott, KS is safer than 1% of the cities in Kansas and 10% 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 Fort Scott, KS. Overall, Fort Scott, KS is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Scott

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Scott is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Scott is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Scott is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fort Scott, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fort Scott, KS you have a 1 in 157 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 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Scott, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Scott (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Fort Scott, KS is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Fort Scott, KS has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Fort Scott, KS has increased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fort Scott, KS has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Fort Scott police department

ItemFort ScottKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)255,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.53.3
There are a total of 25 Fort Scott police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.8% greater than the Kansas average and 4.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fulton, KS1525293,6914,220
Mapleton, KS1155633,9294,492
Uniontown, KS4396074,2324,839
Deerfield, MO687304,1904,919
Hepler, KS1376304,3965,026
Fort Scott, KS7,9576395,0375,676

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Thousand Palms, CA7,9565523,3903,942
Broadview, IL7,9563143,9804,294
Carnegie, PA7,9602532,3932,646
Green, OR7,9543183,6033,921
Ruidoso, NM7,9543093,5763,885
Fort Scott, KS7,9576395,0375,676
Source: The Fort Scott, 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.