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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 35%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbilene/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime95n/a (estimate)1,5242,7252,489
Murder0n/a0.03.65.0
Rape2n/a32.148.642.6
Robbery1n/a16.044.481.6
Assault7n/a112.3314.2250.2
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)160411379
Burglary14n/a224.5342.7340.5
Theft62n/a994.41,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theft9n/a144.3249.9219.9
Property crime85n/a (estimate)1,3632,3152,110

Key findings

  • Abilene crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Abilene are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Abilene you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Abilene is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Abilene has decreased by 15%

Abilene crime map

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The Abilene crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Abilene as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Abilene crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Abilene (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Abilene for every 100,000 residents. The Abilene total amount of daily crime is 1.79 times less than the Kansas average and 1.63 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Abilene, is 2.56 times less than the Kansas average, and it is 2.37 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Abilene has a daily crime average that is 1.70 times less than the Kansas average and 1.55 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Abilene (higher is better)

      How safe is Abilene, Kansas compared to other cities in Kansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Abilene is safer than 56% of the cities in Kansas and 59% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Kansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Abilene. Overall, Abilene is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abilene

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abilene is 1 in 624
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abilene is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Abilene is 1 in 66
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Abilene? In Abilene, KS you have a 1 in 624 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Abilene.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Abilene, Kansas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Abilene has decreased by 28%, the amount of property crime in Abilene has decreased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Abilene has decreased by 15% year over year.

      Abilene police department

      ItemAbileneKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)195,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.53.3
      There are a total of 19 Abilene police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.7% greater than the Kansas average and 15% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Kansas

      StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
      Kansas9,632349266
      There are a total of 9,632 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 349 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 31% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chapman, KS1,4101629121,074
      Solomon, KS1,0951841,0351,219
      Talmage, KS655282,9743,502
      Woodbine, KS1685763,2423,818
      Enterprise, KS9995853,2943,879
      Detroit, KS3865893,3153,904
      Manchester, KS1646643,7394,404
      Abilene, KS6,5981601,3631,524

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Normandy Park, WA6,598151,8511,866
      South Valley Stream, NY6,599190727917
      Tuckahoe, NY6,596117447563
      Manorhaven, NY6,601117447563
      Commerce, GA6,6013672,5572,924
      Abilene, KS6,5981601,3631,524
      Source: The Abilene, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.