Reported Annual Crime In Junction City

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 peopleJunction City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime649n/a (estimate)2,6773,2142,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJunction City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.3
Rape14n/a57.855.941.7
Robbery16n/a66.061.398.0
Assault152n/a627.1290.3248.9
Violent crime182n/a (estimate)751413394
Burglary85n/a350.7478.2430.4
Theft355n/a1,464.52,053.31,694.4
Vehicle theft27n/a111.4269.3237.4
Property crime467n/a (estimate)1,9272,8012,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Junction City, KS for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Junction City, KS is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Junction City, KS crime rates are 17% lower than in comparison to the Kansas mean and are 3% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Junction City, KS has a rate that is 82% higher than the Kansas average; compared to the United States, it is 91% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Junction City, KS is 31% lower than its state's mean, and 18% lower than the country's average.
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The Junction City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Junction City 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 Junction City 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 Junction City is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.34 daily crimes that occur in Junction City.
  • Junction City is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Junction City you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Junction City has decreased by 4%.

Compare Junction City, KS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Junction City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Junction City, 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 Junction City, KS are 1.20 times less than the Kansas average and 1.03 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Junction City, KS are 1.82 times more than than Kansas and 1.91 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Junction City, KS are 1.45 times less than than Kansas and 1.23 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Junction City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Kansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Junction City, KS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Junction City, KS has been ranked safer than 9% of other cities in the state of Kansas. In addition, Junction City, KS is safer than 12% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Kansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Junction City, KS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Junction City, KS is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Junction City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Junction City is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Junction City is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Junction City is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Junction City, KS? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Junction City, KS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 134. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 52 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Junction City, KS is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In Junction City (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Junction City, KS is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Junction City, KS has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Junction City, KS has decreased by 6% year over year. The number of total crimes in Junction City, KS has decreased by 4% year over year.

Junction City police department

ItemJunction CityKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)665,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.53.3
There are a total of 66 Junction City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.5% greater than the Kansas average and 15.9% 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
Chapman, KS1,4101631,1041,266
Ogden, KS1,9192061,4001,607
Grandview Plaza, KS2,2144432,4072,850
Manhattan, KS55,9094032,7353,139
Milford, KS4354503,0493,499
Enterprise, KS9995883,9874,575
Junction City, KS25,0167511,9272,677

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hercules, CA25,0111171,4781,596
Starkville, MS25,0111593,5663,725
Canton, GA25,0222492,5952,844
Paducah, KY25,0103305,4795,809
Mint Hill, NC25,0241601,7381,898
Junction City, KS25,0167511,9272,677
Source: The Junction City, 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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