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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 71%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltoona/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,261 (estimate)2,7252,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a44.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a314.2250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)643 (estimate)411379
Burglaryn/an/an/a342.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a249.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,618 (estimate)2,3152,110

Key findings

  • Altoona crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Altoona are 69% higher than the national average
  • In Altoona you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Altoona is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Altoona has decreased by 11%

Altoona crime map

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The Altoona crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Altoona 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 Altoona crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Altoona (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altoona

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altoona is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altoona is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altoona is 1 in 24

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

      Altoona police department

      ItemAltoonaKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

      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
      Neodesha, KS2,0343068741,180
      Fredonia, KS2,3172301,2981,528
      Chanute, KS9,2165072,8553,362
      Thayer, KS5475883,3083,896
      New Albany, KS366213,4994,120
      Buffalo, KS3216523,6684,320
      Benedict, KS926643,7394,404
      Altoona, KS3366433,6184,261

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Floridatown, FL3364472,5402,987
      Altamahaw, NC3364602,9153,375
      Montague, TX3365192,9623,481
      Chauncey, GA3365433,7864,330
      Enchanted Oaks, TX3362211,2641,485
      Altoona, KS3366433,6184,261
      Source: The Altoona, 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.