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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLarned/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)1,9412,4072,324
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)499415370
Vehicle theft2n/a55.4230.2282.7
Property crime52n/a (estimate)1,4421,9921,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Larned, KS

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Larned crime rate is 16.5% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Larned, there were 18 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 499 per 100,000 individuals, 35% higher than the national average. Additionally, Larned recorded 52 property crimes, amounting to 1442 per 100,000 residents, 26.2% lower than the U.S. average.

Although the murder rates in America have decreased steadily since 1990, over the last few years there has been an uptick. Larned has one of the highest murder rates in the country when compared to all other cities that reported crime in the U.S. There were a total of 2 murders in Larned, which is 55 murders per 100,000 people.

Is Larned a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Larned is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Larned has an overall crime rate that is 17% lower than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 0.19 daily occurrences, comprising 0.05 violent crimes and 0.14 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Larned as a potential place to establish residency.

Has Crime in Larned Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Larned. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Larned has decreased by 28.6%. Violent crimes have increased by 63.6%, while property crimes have decreased by 40.2%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Larned

If employment opportunities are limited or if many jobs offer low wages, it can lead to higher rates of unemployment and underemployment, which could lead to an increase in Larned crime rates. Areas where individuals struggle with unemployment or low wages, may be more susceptible to an increase in criminal activities as a result of financial insecurity. While lower rates of unemployment or a surplus of job opportunities could lead to a decrease in crime as their basic needs are being met. Larned has an unemployment rate of 1.1%, compared to a national average of 4.7%.

Regions characterized by high population density frequently encompass expansive urban hubs that offer diverse economic prospects. In such areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, creating pockets of poverty alongside affluence. Economic disparities within these regions may correlate with elevated property crimes and, in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, areas with low population density numbers generally exhibit reduced Larned crime rates. Larned registers a population density of 1548.7 people per square mile, in contrast to the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

Elevated rental costs can generate economic strain for both individuals and families, particularly those with restricted financial means. When a substantial proportion of one's income is allocated to housing costs, it often leaves limited resources for fulfilling other crucial necessities such as groceries, healthcare and education. This financial pressure can fuel desperation, potentially prompting individuals to resort to criminal actions, including theft or fraud, as a means of coping with their financial hardships. In Larned, the average monthly rent stands at $633, while the national average is $949 per month.

Larned crime map

The Larned crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Larned as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Larned crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Larned crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Larned crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Larned are 35% higher than the national average
      • In Larned you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Larned is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Larned has decreased by 29%

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        Daily Crime In Larned (per 100,000 people)

        The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Larned, KS per 100,000 people. In Larned, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.24 times less than the Kansas average and 1.20 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Larned is 1.20 times more than the Kansas average and 1.35 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Larned has a daily crime rate that is 1.38 times less than the Kansas average and 1.36 times less than the overall daily national average.

        How Safe is Larned (higher is better)

        Is Larned safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Kansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Larned to other cities in the state and across the country, Larned is 32% safer than other cities of Kansas and 24% safer than other cities in the nation. Larned has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Larned

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Larned is 1 in 201
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Larned is 1 in 70
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Larned is 1 in 52
        Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Larned? If you reside in Larned, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 201. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 70 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 Larned, is 1 in 52.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Larned is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Larned has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 63% in Larned, while property crimes in Larned have decreased by 40%. Total crime has decreased by 29% year over year.

        Larned police department

        Item Larned Kansas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,262558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.53.3
        There are a total of 8 Larned police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.2% less than the Kansas average and 40% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Kansas

        State Total offenders Kansas /100K National /100K
        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.

        Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Garfield, KS1115842,8043,388
        Radium, KS75912,8363,427
        Pawnee Rock, KS3126663,1993,865
        Larned, KS3,7324991,4421,941

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Northumberland, PA3,732154815969
        Albia, IA3,7323779421,318
        Stanley, NC3,7342201,1231,343
        Collinsville, CT3,72967667734
        West Bradenton, FL3,7351468831,029
        Larned, KS3,7324991,4421,941
        Source: The Larned, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.