Reported Annual Crime In Baxter Springs

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaxter Springs/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime130n/a (estimate)3,3173,0732,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaxter Springs/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.95.0
Rape1n/a25.553.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.053.086.2
Assault8n/a204.1328.3246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)230439381
Burglary23n/a586.9430.6376.0
Theft90n/a2,296.51,933.91,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a204.1269.4228.9
Property crime121n/a (estimate)3,0882,6342,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Baxter Springs, KS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Baxter Springs, KS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Baxter Springs, KS is 8% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Kansas, and when compared with the national average, is 29% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Baxter Springs, KS has 48% lower than violent crime rate than Kansas average, while remaining 40% lower than the national average. In property crime, Baxter Springs, KS is 17% higher than the average of Kansas and is 40% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Baxter Springs is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.09 daily crimes that occur in Baxter Springs.
  • Baxter Springs is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Baxter Springs you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Baxter Springs has increased by 41%.

Compare Baxter Springs, KS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Baxter Springs (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Baxter Springs, KS on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Kansas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Baxter Springs, KS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Kansas state wide, are 1.08 times more than the state average and 1.29 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Baxter Springs, KS on a daily bases are 1.91 times less than than Kansas average and 1.66 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Baxter Springs, KS are 1.17 times more than the daily state average and 1.40 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Baxter Springs (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Baxter Springs, KS compared to other areas of Kansas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Baxter Springs, KS safer than 47% when compared to other Kansas cities, and 46% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Baxter Springs, KS. At this time, Baxter Springs, KS sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Baxter Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Baxter Springs is 1 in 436
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Baxter Springs is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Baxter Springs is 1 in 31
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Baxter Springs, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Baxter Springs, KS you have a 1 in 436 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Baxter Springs, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Baxter Springs (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Baxter Springs, 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 Baxter Springs, KS has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Baxter Springs, KS has increased by 43% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Baxter Springs, KS has increased by 41% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Baxter Springs police department

ItemBaxter SpringsKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)145,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.32.53.3
There are a total of 14 Baxter Springs police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.2% greater than the Kansas average and 2.1% greater 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
Oronogo, MO2,6053491,0471,396
Carl Junction, MO7,63401,6161,616
Loma Linda, MO8192621,3791,641
Shoal Creek Estates, MO1162771,4591,736
Commerce, OK2,4712741,6881,962
Columbus, KS3,1783262,0872,414
Leawood, MO5613852,0312,417
Baxter Springs, KS4,0562303,0883,317

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chagrin Falls, OH4,05676378453
North Great River, NY4,0561978091,006
Westborough, MA4,057889411,030
Haleyville, AL4,0574732,5603,033
Mahanoy City, PA4,058101480581
Baxter Springs, KS4,0562303,0883,317
Source: The Baxter Springs, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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