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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 76%
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 peopleValley Center/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)5972,7252,489
Murder0n/a0.03.65.0
Rape4n/a54.248.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.044.481.6
Assault2n/a27.1314.2250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)81411379
Burglary8n/a108.5342.7340.5
Theft28n/a379.61,721.91,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a27.1249.9219.9
Property crime38n/a (estimate)5152,3152,110

Key findings

  • Valley Center crime rates are 76% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Valley Center are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Valley Center you have a 1 in 168 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Valley Center is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Valley Center has decreased by 51%

Valley Center crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Valley Center (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Valley Center, KS per 100,000 people. In Valley Center, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.57 times less than the Kansas average and 4.17 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Valley Center is 5.05 times less than the Kansas average and 4.66 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Valley Center has a daily crime rate that is 4.49 times less than the Kansas average and 4.10 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Valley Center (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Valley Center in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Valley Center safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Valley Center being safer than 76% of cities in Kansas and 84% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Kansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Valley Center. In conclusion, Valley Center ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valley Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valley Center is 1 in 1230
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valley Center is 1 in 195
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Valley Center is 1 in 168
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Valley Center? If you reside in Valley Center, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1230. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 195 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 Valley Center, is 1 in 168.

      Year Over Year Crime In Valley Center (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Valley Center is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Valley Center violent crime rates have not changed. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 54% year over year. Total crimes for Valley Center has decreased by 51% in the same time frame.

      Valley Center police department

      ItemValley CenterKansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)185,262558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.53.3
      There are a total of 18 Valley Center police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.5% greater than the Kansas average and 19.7% 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
      Halstead, KS2,24750545595
      Goddard, KS4,22484693777
      Kechi, KS2,352124697820
      Colwich, KS1,305147826973
      Eastborough, KS7421669351,101
      Sedgwick, KS1,6002459791,223
      Maize, KS4,4141651,1791,344
      Valley Center, KS6,42081515597

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oakmont, PA6,4201391,2681,407
      Batesville, IN6,4172261,2011,427
      Middleton, ID6,4161318931,024
      Naples Park, FL6,4162351,3341,569
      Tracyton, WA6,4252912,6552,946
      Valley Center, KS6,42081515597
      Source: The Valley Center, 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.