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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 72%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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 peopleElwood/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,416 (estimate)3,0732,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a53.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a328.3246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)631 (estimate)439381
Burglaryn/an/an/a430.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,933.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a269.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,785 (estimate)2,6342,200

Key findings

  • Elwood crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elwood are 66% higher than the national average
  • In Elwood you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elwood is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elwood has decreased by 4%

Elwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Elwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elwood is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elwood is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elwood is 1 in 23

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

      Elwood police department

      ItemElwoodKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.12.53.3
      There are a total of 5 Elwood police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.4% greater than the Kansas average and 25.1% 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
      Country Club, MO2,847151799950
      Savannah, MO5,1031151,0961,211
      Wathena, KS1,2971791,0751,254
      Atchison, KS10,7984062,5402,946
      Agency, MO8594962,6163,112
      Troy, KS8525683,4103,978
      De Kalb, MO1926363,3543,990
      Elwood, KS9446313,7854,416

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      Park City, MT9444222,8173,239
      Cashton, WI94409191
      Stronghurst, IL9445812,7803,361
      Rose Valley, PA944124602726
      Cottonwood, ID9440324324
      Elwood, KS9446313,7854,416
      Source: The Elwood, 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.