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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 83%
Property crime 43%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrairie Village/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime267n/a (estimate)1,1922,6242,346
Murder1n/a4.53.46.5
Rape2n/a8.943.338.4
Robbery2n/a8.931.873.9
Assault10n/a44.7346.4279.7
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)67425388
Burglary25n/a111.7331.4314.2
Theft184n/a821.81,619.61,398.0
Vehicle theft43n/a192.1248.1246.0
Property crime252n/a (estimate)1,1262,1991,958

Key findings

  • Prairie Village crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prairie Village are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Prairie Village you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prairie Village is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prairie Village has decreased by 1%

Prairie Village crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Prairie Village (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Prairie Village, per 100,000 residents. In Prairie Village, the total number of daily crimes is 2.20 times less than the Kansas average and 1.97 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Prairie Village are 6.34 times less than the Kansas average and 5.79 times less than the national average. For property crime, Prairie Village has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times less than the Kansas average and 1.74 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Prairie Village (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Prairie Village to every other city in Kansas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Prairie Village safe? The gauges above illustrate that Prairie Village is safer than 72% of every city located within Kansas along with 74% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Kansas and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Prairie Village, KS is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prairie Village

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prairie Village is 1 in 1493
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prairie Village is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prairie Village is 1 in 84
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Prairie Village? In Prairie Village, KS you have a 1 in 1493 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Prairie Village.

      Year Over Year Crime In Prairie Village (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Prairie Village is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Prairie Village has decreased by 48% and the rate of property crime in Prairie Village has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in Prairie Village has decreased by 1% year to year.

      Prairie Village police department

      ItemPrairie VillageKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)595,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.53.3
      There are a total of 59 Prairie Village police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.8% greater than the Kansas average and 17.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Kansas

      StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
      Kansas9,632349266
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Quivira, KS9870425425
      Lake Winnebago, MO1,211233389623
      Westwood Hills, KS4141728881,060
      Loch Lloyd, MO6522191,0231,242
      Oakwood, MO1572191,0231,242
      Mission Hills, KS3,582561,3221,378
      Raymore, MO20,107771,3151,392
      Prairie Village, KS21,824671,1261,192

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Acworth, GA21,8241861,3691,555
      Massapequa, NY21,820174673847
      Kenmore, WA21,830341,2741,308
      Park Forest, IL21,8313981,5121,910
      Stoneham, MA21,83178654732
      Prairie Village, KS21,824671,1261,192
      Source: The Prairie Village, KS 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.