Reported Annual Crime In Wamego

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWamego/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48n/a (estimate)1,0393,1102,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWamego/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.44.9
Rape0n/a0.055.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.062.4101.9
Assault9n/a194.7267.6237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)195390373
Burglary10n/a216.4527.6491.4
Theft29n/a627.41,953.51,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0238.9220.2
Property crime39n/a (estimate)8442,7202,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wamego, KS is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 67% lower than the average of crimes committed in Kansas. It is also 64% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wamego, KS shows a crime rate that is 50% lower than the Kansas average. The crime rate is also 48% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wamego, KS is shown to be 69% lower than the Kansas average and 66% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wamego is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.85 daily crimes that occur in Wamego.
  • Wamego is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wamego you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wamego has decreased by 34%.

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Daily Crime In Wamego (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Wamego, KS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Wamego, KS are 2.99 times less than the Kansas average and 2.75 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Wamego, KS are 2.00 times less than than Kansas and 1.91 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Wamego, KS are 3.22 times less than than Kansas and 2.95 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Wamego (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wamego, KS area in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wamego, KS being safer than 63% of cities in Kansas and 64% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Wamego, KS. In conclusion, Wamego, KS now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wamego

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wamego is 1 in 514
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wamego is 1 in 119
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wamego is 1 in 97
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wamego, 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 Wamego, KS, then there is a 1 in 514 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 119. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 97 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wamego, KS.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wamego, KS is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Wamego, KS has increased by 30%, the amount of property crime in Wamego, KS has decreased by 40%, and the total amount of crime in Wamego, KS has decreased by 34% year to year.

Wamego police department

ItemWamegoKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)135,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.53.3
There are a total of 13 Wamego police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.8% greater than the Kansas average and 10.7% 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
St. Marys, KS2,808150561711
St. George, KS8454172,9103,328
Belvue, KS2054783,3323,809
Alma, KS8264913,4233,914
Westmoreland, KS8185083,5434,051
Wamego, KS4,4011958441,039

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Camanche, IA4,4011381,3611,499
Hampton, IA4,40293278371
Gang Mills, NY4,3992481,0461,294
Osawatomie, KS4,4032313,0233,253
Hanamaulu, HI4,3982343,0353,269
Wamego, KS4,4011958441,039
Source: The Wamego, 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.