Reported Annual Crime In Shawnee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShawnee/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,308n/a (estimate)1,9943,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShawnee/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.53.85.3
Rape19n/a29.045.140.4
Robbery10n/a15.257.5102.8
Assault103n/a157.0274.0248.5
Violent crime133n/a (estimate)203380386
Burglary132n/a201.2494.1468.9
Theft897n/a1,367.31,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft146n/a222.6238.6236.9
Property crime1,175n/a (estimate)1,7912,6962,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Shawnee, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Shawnee, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Shawnee, KS averages 35% lower than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 30% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Shawnee, KS is 47% lower than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 48% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 34% lower than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 27% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Shawnee, KS area.

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
Lake Waukomis, MO9363307711,101
Mission Hills, KS3,55501,1321,132
Basehor, KS4,8311081,0791,186
Shawnee, KS63,5972031,7911,994

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shawnee is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.46 daily crimes that occur in Shawnee.
  • Shawnee is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shawnee you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shawnee has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Shawnee (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Shawnee, 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 Shawnee, KS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kansas state wide, are 1.54 times less than the state average and 1.42 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Shawnee, KS on a daily bases are 1.88 times less than than Kansas average and 1.91 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Shawnee, KS are 1.50 times less than the daily state average and 1.37 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Shawnee (higher is better)

How safe is Shawnee, KS compared to other cities in Kansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Shawnee, KS is safer than 48% of the cities in Kansas and 53% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Shawnee, KS. Overall, Shawnee, KS is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shawnee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shawnee is 1 in 494
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shawnee is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shawnee is 1 in 51
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Shawnee, KS? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Shawnee, KS, then there is a 1 in 494 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 56. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 51 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Shawnee, KS.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Shawnee, 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 Shawnee, KS has increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Shawnee, KS has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Shawnee, KS has decreased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Shawnee police department

ItemShawneeKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1115,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.53.3
There are a total of 111 Shawnee police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.4% less than the Kansas average and 46.5% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Janesville, WI63,6742262,7452,970
Pico Rivera, CA63,6983412,5142,856
Gaithersburg, MD63,4914472,1642,612
Homestead, FL63,4591,1834,0305,213
Rockville, MD63,4022691,3011,570
Shawnee, KS63,5972031,7911,994
Source: The Shawnee, 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.