Total crime 229%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 256%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsSunset Hill/100k peopleKansas City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28,4897,709 (estimate)5,7053,0742,346
Violent crime7,919740 (estimate)1,586543388
Vehicle theft4,540n/a909.2393.2246.0
Property crime20,5706,969 (estimate)4,1192,5311,958

Key findings

  • Sunset Hill crime rates are 229% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sunset Hill are 91% higher than the national average
  • In Sunset Hill you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sunset Hill is safer than 72% of the cities in Missouri
  • Year over year crime in Kansas City has increased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sunset Hill (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sunset Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sunset Hill is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sunset Hill is 1 in 15
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sunset Hill is 1 in 13

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

      Kansas City police department

      ItemSunset HillKansas CityMissouri
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,86912,115
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.7

      Sex offenders in Missouri

      StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
      There are a total of 19,657 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Platte Woods, MO430000
      Lake Waukomis, MO9731070107
      Lake Quivira, KS9870425425
      Weatherby Lake, MO1,90076355431
      Greenwood, MO5,474135390525
      Lake Winnebago, MO1,211233389623
      Westwood Hills, KS4141728881,060
      Kansas City, MO471,7671,5864,1195,705

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mesa, AZ470,4563721,8462,218
      Long Beach, CA469,7935062,7473,253
      Sacramento, CA484,5306832,7453,428
      Atlanta, GA456,3782951,4781,773
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Kansas City, MO471,7671,5864,1195,705
      Source: The Sunset Hill, Kansas City, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.