Reported Annual Crime In Topeka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTopeka/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,195 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTopeka/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a115.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a224.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)517 (estimate)384373
Burglaryn/an/an/a361.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,678 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Topeka is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.75 daily crimes that occur in Topeka.
  • Topeka is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Topeka you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Topeka has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Topeka (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Topeka

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Topeka is 1 in 194
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Topeka is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Topeka is 1 in 32

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

Topeka police department

ItemTopekaIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Manito, IL1,7521759071,082
Cuba, IL1,4312081,0781,286
Lewistown, IL2,4332131,1031,316
Mason City, IL2,3742141,1101,325
South Pekin, IL1,1603522,2012,553
Topeka, IL375172,6783,195

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dolton, SD375732,9073,480
Kennedy Meadows, CA375123,1483,660
Alzada, MT375664,2404,806
Elyria, NE373232,6282,951
Blue Eye, AR378315,1856,016
Topeka, IL375172,6783,195
Source: The Topeka, IL 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.