Reported Annual Crime In Augusta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime374n/a (estimate)4,0093,2142,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.3
Rape2n/a21.455.941.7
Robbery2n/a21.461.398.0
Assault15n/a160.8290.3248.9
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)204413383
Burglary45n/a482.4478.2430.4
Theft293n/a3,140.72,053.31,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a182.2269.3237.4
Property crime355n/a (estimate)3,8052,8012,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Augusta, KS. The total number of reported crimes in Augusta, KS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Augusta, KS crime rate is 25% higher than the Kansas average and is 46% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Augusta, KS has a violent crime rate that is 51% lower than the Kansas average and 47% lower than the national average. For property crime, Augusta, KS is 36% higher than the Kansas average and 61% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Augusta is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.98 daily crimes that occur in Augusta.
  • Augusta is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Augusta you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Augusta has increased by 35%.

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Daily Crime In Augusta (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Augusta, KS per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kansas as well as national figures. In Augusta, KS the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times more than the Kansas average and 1.46 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Augusta, KS are 2.03 times less than the Kansas average and 1.88 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Augusta, KS has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times more than the Kansas average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Augusta (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Augusta, KS compared to every other city in Kansas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Augusta, KS ranks safer than 33% of every city located within Kansas along with 35% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Kansas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Augusta, KS. As a result, Augusta, KS is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Augusta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Augusta is 1 in 491
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Augusta is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Augusta is 1 in 25
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Augusta, KS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Augusta, KS, you have a 1 in 491 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 27. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Augusta, KS is 1 in 25.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Augusta, 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 Augusta, KS has increased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Augusta, KS has increased by 36% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Augusta, KS has increased by 35% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Augusta police department

ItemAugustaKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)325,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.53.3
There are a total of 32 Augusta police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.8% greater than the Kansas average and 5.7% greater 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
Bel Aire, KS7,214166703870
Rose Hill, KS3,915501,1171,167
Douglass, KS1,9601841,2491,434
Towanda, KS1,3821991,3481,546
Andover, KS12,4771372,2382,374
El Dorado, KS13,1022132,3852,598
Benton, KS9364302,9163,346
Augusta, KS9,2622043,8054,009

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grants, NM9,2634191,6972,115
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265551,2411,296
Kearney, MO9,2591101,5251,635
Aliquippa, PA9,2586301,8132,443
Waseca, MN9,2671221,8962,018
Augusta, KS9,2622043,8054,009
Source: The Augusta, 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.
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