Compared to the other cities in Kansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Kansas City, KS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kansas City, KS has been ranked safer than 1% of other cities in the state of Kansas. In addition, Kansas City, KS is safer than 8% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Kansas City, KS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kansas City, KS is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.