Reported Annual Crime In Kansas City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKansas City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,673 (estimate)3,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKansas City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a45.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.5102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a274.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)577 (estimate)380386
Burglaryn/an/an/a494.1468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,096 (estimate)2,6962,451

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
Ferrelview, MO4742168621,078
Lake Waukomis, MO9363307711,101
Mission Hills, KS3,55501,1321,132
Kansas City, KS147,5985774,0964,673

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kansas City is 65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.8 daily crimes that occur in Kansas City.
  • Kansas City is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kansas City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kansas City has decreased by 14%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kansas City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kansas City is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kansas City is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kansas City is 1 in 22

Year Over Year Crime In Kansas City (per 100,000 people)

Kansas City police department

ItemKansas CityKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4335,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.53.3
There are a total of 433 Kansas City police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.8% greater than the Kansas average and 10% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Escondido, CA147,6033632,1492,512
Joliet, IL147,7863301,8942,224
Torrance, CA147,1811732,1612,334
Bridgeport, CT146,6807522,1992,951
Alexandria, VA146,4221841,8011,986
Kansas City, KS147,5985774,0964,673
Source: The Kansas City, 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.