Reported Annual Crime In Kansas 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 peopleKansas City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,751 (estimate)3,0732,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKansas City/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)679 (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)4,072 (estimate)2,6342,200

Kansas City crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kansas City is 84% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.02 daily crimes that occur in Kansas City.
  • Kansas City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kansas City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kansas City has not changed.

Compare Kansas City, KS Crime To Other Cities

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

      How Safe is Kansas City (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kansas City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kansas City is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kansas City is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kansas City is 1 in 22

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

      Kansas City police department

      ItemKansas CityKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4335,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.53.3
      There are a total of 433 Kansas City police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.8% greater than the Kansas average and 9.5% less 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.

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      Ferrelview, MO373000
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      Kansas City, KS149,7556794,0724,751

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      Lakewood, CO149,7934503,0303,481
      Escondido, CA149,9123501,7872,137
      Rockford, IL149,5971,3863,6725,058
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      Kansas City, KS149,7556794,0724,751
      Source: The Kansas City, 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.