Reported Annual Crime In Liberal

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLiberal/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime625n/a (estimate)2,9583,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLiberal/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a14.24.44.9
Rape10n/a47.355.538.6
Robbery4n/a18.962.4101.9
Assault70n/a331.3267.6237.8
Violent crime87n/a (estimate)412390373
Burglary78n/a369.2527.6491.4
Theft433n/a2,049.41,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft27n/a127.8238.9220.2
Property crime538n/a (estimate)2,5462,7202,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Liberal, KS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Liberal, KS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Liberal, KS is 5% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Kansas, and when compared with the national average, is 3% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Liberal, KS has 6% higher than violent crime rate than Kansas average, while remaining 11% higher than the national average. In property crime, Liberal, KS is 6% lower than the average of Kansas and is 2% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Liberal is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.1 daily crimes that occur in Liberal.
  • Liberal is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Liberal you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Liberal has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Liberal (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Liberal, KS on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kansas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Liberal, KS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kansas state wide, are 1.05 times less than the state average and 1.03 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Liberal, KS on a daily bases are 1.06 times more than than Kansas average and 1.11 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Liberal, KS are 1.07 times less than the daily state average and 1.02 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Liberal (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Liberal, KS compared to other areas of Kansas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Liberal, KS safer than 19% when compared to other Kansas cities, and 28% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Liberal, KS. At this time, Liberal, KS sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Liberal

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Liberal is 1 in 243
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Liberal is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Liberal is 1 in 34
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Liberal, KS? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Liberal, KS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 243. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 40 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Liberal, KS is 1 in 34.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Liberal, KS is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Liberal, KS has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Liberal, KS has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Liberal, KS has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Liberal police department

ItemLiberalKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)505,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.53.3
There are a total of 50 Liberal police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.7% less than the Kansas average and 27% 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
Kismet, KS4045063,5304,036
Turpin, OK5845723,9124,484
Tyrone, OK8125753,9354,510
Liberal, KS20,8464122,5462,958

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Havelock, NC20,850241,0541,078
Saginaw, TX20,8401761,9302,106
Sanford, ME20,8532343,4533,687
Grayslake, IL20,8631811,4441,625
Allison Park, PA20,8672161,2431,459
Liberal, KS20,8464122,5462,958
Source: The Liberal, 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.