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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 36%
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 peopleSeneca/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)1,7012,7252,489
Murder0n/a0.03.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.044.481.6
Assault7n/a340.1314.2250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)340411379
Burglary2n/a97.2342.7340.5
Theft26n/a1,263.41,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0249.9219.9
Property crime28n/a (estimate)1,3612,3152,110

Key findings

  • Seneca crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Seneca are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Seneca you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Seneca is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Seneca has decreased by 26%

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      Daily Crime In Seneca (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seneca

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seneca is 1 in 295
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seneca is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Seneca is 1 in 59

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

      Seneca police department

      ItemSenecaKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.53.3
      There are a total of 5 Seneca police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.6% greater than the Kansas average and 22.7% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sabetha, KS2,57001,1291,129
      Baileyville, KS2752891,6271,916
      Du Bois, NE1244262,8883,315
      Axtell, KS3885022,8293,331
      Vermillion, KS1265132,8893,403
      Bern, KS1775242,9513,475
      Wetmore, KS3425453,0663,611
      Seneca, KS2,0193401,3611,701

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Parkersburg, IA2,019110716826
      Amboy, WA2,0191331,2101,343
      Spencer, WI2,019266478743
      Falmouth, ME2,018241,0991,123
      Cowarts, AL2,0202501,3091,560
      Seneca, KS2,0193401,3611,701
      Source: The Seneca, KS 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.