Reported Annual Crime In Sterling

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSterling/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17n/a (estimate)7443,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSterling/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape0n/a0.045.140.4
Robbery0n/a0.057.5102.8
Assault1n/a43.8274.0248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)44380386
Burglary5n/a218.8494.1468.9
Theft9n/a393.91,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a87.5238.6236.9
Property crime16n/a (estimate)7002,6962,451

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  • The overall crime rate in Sterling is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.04 daily crimes that occur in Sterling.
  • Sterling is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sterling you have a 1 in 135 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sterling has decreased by 49%.

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Daily Crime In Sterling (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sterling

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sterling is 1 in 2285
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sterling is 1 in 143
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sterling is 1 in 135

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

Sterling police department

ItemSterlingKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.53.3
There are a total of 5 Sterling police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.6% less than the Kansas average and 34.2% 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
Willowbrook, KS941541,0891,243
Nickerson, KS1,1481931,3711,564
South Hutchinson, KS2,3531941,3761,570
Lyons, KS3,7162341,6601,893
Raymond, KS664693,3303,800
Alden, KS835213,6994,220
Little River, KS5595353,7994,334
Sterling, KS2,49044700744

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Terre Haute, IN2,4902361,5101,746
Port Ludlow, WA2,490849761,061
Ashville, AL2,490441,5901,634
Bethel Heights, AR2,4903181,4731,791
Fruitland, NC2,4901931,4221,616
Sterling, KS2,49044700744
Source: The Sterling, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.