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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 78%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Plaza/100k peopleKansas City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26,2234,348 (estimate)5,2873,1342,489
Murder150n/a30.29.35.0
Rape347n/a70.047.542.6
Robbery1,443n/a290.980.881.6
Assault5,159n/a1,040.2357.4250.2
Violent crime7,099582 (estimate)1,431495379
Burglary3,070n/a619.0430.4340.5
Theft12,253n/a2,470.51,865.01,549.5
Vehicle theft3,801n/a766.4343.3219.9
Property crime19,1243,766 (estimate)3,8562,6392,110

Key findings

  • West Plaza crime rates are 75% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Plaza are 53% higher than the national average
  • In West Plaza you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Plaza is safer than 80% of the cities in Missouri
  • Year over year crime in Kansas City has decreased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In West Plaza (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Plaza

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Plaza is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Plaza is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Plaza is 1 in 23

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

      Kansas City police department

      ItemWest PlazaKansas 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
      Missouri19,657344266
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Platte Woods, MO430000
      Lake Waukomis, MO9731070107
      Westwood, KS1,74761345406
      Lake Quivira, KS9870425425
      Weatherby Lake, MO1,90069370440
      Fairway, KS3,96478441519
      Shawnee, KS64,444213324537
      Kansas City, MO471,7671,4313,8565,287

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Long Beach, CA469,7935062,4142,920
      Sacramento, CA484,5306273,1823,809
      Atlanta, GA456,3787694,6545,423
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Kansas City, MO471,7671,4313,8565,287
      Source: The West Plaza, Kansas City, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.