Reported Annual Crime In McPherson

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 peopleMcPherson/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime427n/a (estimate)3,2423,2142,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMcPherson/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.65.55.3
Rape5n/a38.055.941.7
Robbery6n/a45.661.398.0
Assault15n/a113.9290.3248.9
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)205413383
Burglary93n/a706.2478.2430.4
Theft283n/a2,149.02,053.31,694.4
Vehicle theft24n/a182.2269.3237.4
Property crime400n/a (estimate)3,0372,8012,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in McPherson, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in McPherson, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in McPherson, KS averages 1% higher than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in McPherson, KS is 50% lower than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 46% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 8% higher than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 29% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the McPherson, KS area.
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The McPherson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in McPherson 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 McPherson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in McPherson is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.88 daily crimes that occur in McPherson.
  • McPherson is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In McPherson you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in McPherson has decreased by 18%.

Compare McPherson, KS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In McPherson (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in McPherson, KS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Kansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for McPherson, KS are 1.01 times more than the Kansas average and 1.18 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in McPherson, KS are 2.01 times less than than Kansas and 1.87 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in McPherson, KS are 1.08 times more than than Kansas and 1.29 times more than the national average.

How Safe is McPherson (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in McPherson, KS in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Kansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in McPherson, KS to other cities in the state and across the country, McPherson, KS is 37% safer than other cities of Kansas and 38% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Kansas cities and all around the United States, McPherson, KS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing McPherson, KS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in McPherson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in McPherson is 1 in 488
The chance of being a victim of property crime in McPherson is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in McPherson is 1 in 31
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in McPherson, KS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In McPherson, KS, you have a 1 in 488 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in McPherson, KS is 1 in 31.

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

Determining whether McPherson, KS is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. McPherson, KS has increased by 51% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for McPherson, KS has decreased by 18% in the same time frame.

McPherson police department

ItemMcPhersonKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)365,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.53.3
There are a total of 36 McPherson police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.8% greater than the Kansas average and 16.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Galva, KS1,0181571,0651,222
Lindsborg, KS3,417901,1451,235
Inman, KS1,2931591,0771,236
Moundridge, KS1,9051761,1911,367
Canton, KS8475003,3913,891
Marquette, KS7575403,6614,201
Windom, KS1016104,1404,751
McPherson, KS13,2122053,0373,242

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bellefontaine, OH13,2111072,5182,625
Monticello, MN13,2142612,4002,661
Beeville, TX13,2092482,2602,508
Mount Dora, FL13,2045672,9213,488
Lynden, WA13,204631,3211,384
McPherson, KS13,2122053,0373,242
Source: The McPherson, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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