Reported Annual Crime In Wamego

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 peopleWamego/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,107 (estimate)3,2142,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWamego/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.55.3
Rapen/an/an/a55.941.7
Robberyn/an/an/a61.398.0
Assaultn/an/an/a290.3248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)271 (estimate)413383
Burglaryn/an/an/a478.2430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,053.31,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a269.3237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,836 (estimate)2,8012,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wamego is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.77 daily crimes that occur in Wamego.
  • Wamego is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wamego you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wamego has increased by 103%.

Compare Wamego, KS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wamego (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Wamego (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wamego

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wamego is 1 in 370
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wamego is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wamego is 1 in 48

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

Wamego police department

ItemWamegoKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)135,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.53.3
There are a total of 13 Wamego police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.8% greater than the Kansas average and 10.3% 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
St. Marys, KS2,7931831,2391,422
St. George, KS8754322,9323,365
Alma, KS8594973,3693,866
Westmoreland, KS7295283,5844,113
Belvue, KS2665343,6214,155
Paxico, KS3295813,9414,522
McFarland, KS4375883,9864,574
Wamego, KS4,5112711,8362,107

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wrightwood, CA4,5103441,9122,255
Wahoo, NE4,5082141,5891,803
New Burlington, OH4,5062121,7221,934
Wiggins, MS4,5163075,6275,934
Buckley, WA4,516115325439
Wamego, KS4,5112711,8362,107
Source: The Wamego, 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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