Reported Annual Crime In Clay Center

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 peopleClay Center/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)1,9383,2142,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClay Center/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.3
Rape0n/a0.055.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.061.398.0
Assault8n/a198.8290.3248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)199413394
Burglary9n/a223.6478.2430.4
Theft58n/a1,441.02,053.31,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a74.5269.3237.4
Property crime70n/a (estimate)1,7392,8012,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Clay Center, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Clay Center, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Clay Center, KS averages 40% lower than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 30% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Clay Center, KS is 52% lower than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 50% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 38% lower than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 26% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Clay Center, KS area.
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The Clay Center crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Clay Center 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 Clay Center crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clay Center is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.31 daily crimes that occur in Clay Center.
  • Clay Center is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clay Center you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clay Center has decreased by 36%.

Compare Clay Center, KS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Clay Center (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Clay Center, 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 Clay Center, KS are 1.66 times less than the Kansas average and 1.42 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Clay Center, KS are 2.08 times less than than Kansas and 1.98 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Clay Center, KS are 1.61 times less than than Kansas and 1.36 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Clay Center (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Clay Center, KS area in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Clay Center, KS being safer than 55% of cities in Kansas and 55% 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 Clay Center, KS. In conclusion, Clay Center, KS now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clay Center

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clay Center is 1 in 504
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clay Center is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clay Center is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Clay Center, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Clay Center, KS you have a 1 in 504 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 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Clay Center, KS.

Year Over Year Crime In Clay Center (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Clay Center, 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 Clay Center, KS has decreased by 49%, the amount of property crime in Clay Center, KS has decreased by 34%, and the total amount of crime in Clay Center, KS has decreased by 36% year to year.

Clay Center police department

ItemClay CenterKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.53.3
There are a total of 9 Clay Center police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.9% less than the Kansas average and 36.7% 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
Wakefield, KS1,0061581,0721,230
Milford, KS4354503,0493,499
Vining, KS485463,7034,249
Clyde, KS8195633,8214,385
Leonardville, KS4795643,8284,392
Clifton, KS5195723,8824,455
Morganville, KS1885863,9744,560
Clay Center, KS4,1931991,7391,938

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Sea, NY4,19393393486
Liberty, NY4,1933561,5111,867
Comanche, TX4,1946932,6993,392
India Hook, SC4,1922301,4551,686
Trent Woods, NC4,1940697697
Clay Center, KS4,1931991,7391,938
Source: The Clay Center, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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