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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 83%
Property crime 52%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKearney/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime116n/a (estimate)1,0803,1342,489
Murder0n/a0.09.35.0
Rape5n/a46.647.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.080.881.6
Assault2n/a18.6357.4250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)65495379
Burglary3n/a27.9430.4340.5
Theft96n/a894.21,865.01,549.5
Vehicle theft10n/a93.1343.3219.9
Property crime109n/a (estimate)1,0152,6392,110

Key findings

  • Kearney crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kearney are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Kearney you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kearney is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kearney has decreased by 28%

Kearney crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kearney (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Kearney, MO per 100,000 people. In Kearney, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.90 times less than the Missouri average and 2.30 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Kearney is 7.59 times less than the Missouri average and 5.82 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Kearney has a daily crime rate that is 2.60 times less than the Missouri average and 2.08 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Kearney (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Kearney in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Kearney safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Kearney being safer than 74% of cities in Missouri and 77% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Missouri cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Kearney. In conclusion, Kearney ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kearney

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kearney is 1 in 1534
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kearney is 1 in 99
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kearney is 1 in 93
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Kearney? If you reside in Kearney, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1534. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 99 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Kearney, is 1 in 93.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Kearney, MO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Kearney has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Kearney has decreased by 30% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kearney has decreased by 28% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Kearney police department

      ItemKearneyMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1412,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.73.3
      There are a total of 14 Kearney police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56% less than the Missouri average and 49.5% less than the National average.

      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
      Lake Waukomis, MO9731070107
      Orrick, MO792249125374
      Lathrop, MO2,249100597697
      Plattsburg, MO2,299133707840
      Pleasant Valley, MO3,043331,1391,171
      Lawson, MO2,1563777951,172
      Smithville, MO9,0691431,0381,181
      Kearney, MO9,259651,0151,080

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Aliquippa, PA9,2585599051,464
      Larkfield-Wikiup, CA9,2573211,6972,018
      Augusta, KS9,2623113,5253,835
      Grants, NM9,2635482,0702,618
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,26599878977
      Kearney, MO9,259651,0151,080
      Source: The Kearney, 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.