Reported Annual Crime In Lawrence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawrence/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,996 (estimate)3,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawrence/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.44.9
Rapen/an/an/a55.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a62.4101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a267.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)376 (estimate)390373
Burglaryn/an/an/a527.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,621 (estimate)2,7202,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lawrence is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.21 daily crimes that occur in Lawrence.
  • Lawrence is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lawrence you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lawrence has increased by 36%.

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Daily Crime In Lawrence (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lawrence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lawrence is 1 in 267
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lawrence is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lawrence is 1 in 34

Year Over Year Crime In Lawrence (per 100,000 people)

Lawrence police department

ItemLawrenceKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1845,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.53.3
There are a total of 184 Lawrence police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.6% less than the Kansas average and 36.8% 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
Edgerton, KS1,5731561,0891,245
Tonganoxie, KS4,802761,4321,509
Baldwin City, KS4,5522391,6661,905
Eudora, KS6,1523142,1902,504
Lecompton, KS6424523,1533,605
Lawrence, KS90,1943762,6212,996

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orem, UT90,485432,2722,315
Allen, TX89,845831,0771,160
Rio Rancho, NM90,6272171,9692,186
Miami Beach, FL90,6691,0779,71710,794
Santa Barbara, CA89,6693952,9573,352
Lawrence, KS90,1943762,6212,996
Source: The Lawrence, 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.