Reported Annual Crime In Lawrence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawrence/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,964 (estimate)3,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLawrence/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)366 (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)2,597 (estimate)2,6962,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Edgerton, KS1,5731521,0791,231
Baldwin City, KS4,5522331,6521,885
Tonganoxie, KS4,8021891,8892,077
Eudora, KS6,1523062,1702,476
Lecompton, KS6424403,1253,565
Perry, KS9614433,1433,586
Linwood, KS3815073,5974,103
Lawrence, KS90,1943662,5972,964

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lawrence is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.12 daily crimes that occur in Lawrence.
  • Lawrence is safer than 31% 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 decreased by 1%.

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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 274
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orem, UT90,485682,5592,627
Allen, TX89,845791,1311,211
Rio Rancho, NM90,6272252,3572,582
Miami Beach, FL90,6691,0099,03710,046
Santa Barbara, CA89,6694293,3073,737
Lawrence, KS90,1943662,5972,964
Source: The Lawrence, 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.