Kansas City, KS Crime


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Kansas City, KS has higher than average rates of both violent crime and property crime. The violent crime rate is 34.7, compared to the US average of 22.7. Meanwhile, the property crime rate in Kansas City is 67.1, significantly higher than the US average of 35.4. This indicates that there is a greater than average risk of becoming a victim of either violent or property-related crime in the city. In addition, it seems clear that Kansas City's law enforcement must take action to reduce these high levels of criminal activity in order to ensure that its citizens can feel safe and secure in their homes and communities.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Kansas City violent crime is 34.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Kansas City property crime is 67.1. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Kansas City, KS Crime History
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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

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City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
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City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Overland Park, KS226.91,928.5150,603152018
Olathe, KS205.11,134.6137,070172019
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Topeka, KS712.34,990.6122,545542019

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   Crime by Location

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Avoid living in Kansas City, KS (Wyandotte Co.) by all means! We made the mistake of moving to this dump. High crime, high unemployment, murders daily, dilapidated  More

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Over 9 years ago

nice weather if you like changing  More

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