Reported Annual Crime In Great Bend

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreat Bend/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime748n/a (estimate)4,7343,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreat Bend/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a12.74.44.9
Rape10n/a63.355.538.6
Robbery3n/a19.062.4101.9
Assault60n/a379.7267.6237.8
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)475390373
Burglary157n/a993.7527.6491.4
Theft477n/a3,019.01,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft39n/a246.8238.9220.2
Property crime673n/a (estimate)4,2592,7202,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Great Bend, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Great Bend, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Great Bend, KS averages 52% higher than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 66% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Great Bend, KS is 22% higher than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 27% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 57% higher than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 71% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Great Bend, KS area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Great Bend is 66% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.97 daily crimes that occur in Great Bend.
  • Great Bend is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Great Bend you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Great Bend has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Great Bend (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Great Bend, 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 Great Bend, KS are 1.52 times more than the Kansas average and 1.66 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Great Bend, KS are 1.22 times more than than Kansas and 1.27 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Great Bend, KS are 1.57 times more than than Kansas and 1.71 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Great Bend (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Great Bend, KS area in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Great Bend, KS being safer than 11% of cities in Kansas and 18% 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 Great Bend, KS. In conclusion, Great Bend, KS now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Great Bend

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Great Bend is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Great Bend is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Great Bend is 1 in 22
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Great Bend, KS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Great Bend, KS, you have a 1 in 211 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Great Bend, KS is 1 in 22.

Year Over Year Crime In Great Bend (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Great Bend, 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 Great Bend, KS has decreased by 6% and the rate of property crime in Great Bend, KS has decreased by 24%. The total crime rate in Great Bend, KS has decreased by 22% year to year.

Great Bend police department

ItemGreat BendKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)355,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.53.3
There are a total of 35 Great Bend police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.6% less than the Kansas average and 33.8% 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
Ellinwood, KS2,4942021,4101,612
Hoisington, KS2,6872121,4791,691
Albert, KS1584803,3463,826
Claflin, KS6654973,4633,960
Olmitz, KS1405173,6074,124
Great Bend, KS15,9424754,2594,734

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,943571,2361,293
Clarksburg, MD15,9412821,4301,712
Waukee, IA15,9441631,1651,328
Gatesville, TX15,9461511,1321,283
Woodcrest, CA15,9514532,7813,234
Great Bend, KS15,9424754,2594,734
Source: The Great Bend, 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.