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Crime rate in Clay Center, Kansas (KS): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Clay Center, KS compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Clay Center, KS

The 2019 crime rate in Clay Center, KS is 242 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 76.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Clay Center crime rate rose by 34% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Clay Center has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Clay Center, KS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clay Center:

241.5
Junction City:

409.0
Chapman:

46.4
Waterville:

6.0
Grandview Plaza:

334.0
Concordia:

300.0
Abilene:

120.0
Enterprise:

135.8
Minneapolis:

95.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clay Center by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(90.7)
7
(162.6)
3
(69.1)
1
(22.6)
1
(22.8)
2
(45.9)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.5)
4
(96.7)
2
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
1
(23.7)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(226.8)
10
(232.3)
17
(391.5)
21
(474.0)
5
(114.2)
8
(183.4)
6
(137.1)
15
(348.4)
6
(142.4)
11
(266.0)
8
(193.2)
8
(198.8)
19
(483.5)
22
(557.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(816.5)
47
(1,092)
38
(875.2)
14
(316.0)
32
(730.9)
24
(550.2)
39
(891.2)
29
(673.5)
35
(830.8)
36
(870.4)
12
(289.9)
9
(223.6)
12
(305.3)
15
(380.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(2,313)
83
(1,928)
70
(1,612)
47
(1,061)
78
(1,782)
71
(1,628)
83
(1,897)
41
(952.2)
70
(1,662)
66
(1,596)
40
(966.2)
58
(1,441)
51
(1,298)
66
(1,673)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(136.1)
10
(232.3)
5
(115.2)
4
(90.3)
6
(137.0)
1
(22.9)
4
(91.4)
1
(23.2)
3
(71.2)
7
(169.2)
3
(72.5)
3
(74.5)
5
(127.2)
8
(202.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index278.5348.7268.5191.4174.5178.8209.6163.7203.9276.1149.3119.0180.2241.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Clay Center, Kansas as of February 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clay Center is 351 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Clay Center:

304.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Clay Center:

241.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Clay Center:

99.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Clay Center:

157.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Clay Center:

241.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Clay Center:

130.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Clay Center:

185.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clay Center:

114.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Clay Center:

137.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Clay Center:

79.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Clay Center:

270.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clay Center:

264.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Clay Center:

278.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clay Center:

204.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clay Center:

216.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Clay Center:

80.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Clay Center:

123.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clay Center:

164.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Clay Center:

190.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Clay Center:

145.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Clay Center:

128.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Clay Center:

117.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Clay Center:

279.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Clay Center:

259.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Clay Center:

185.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Clay Center:

286.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Clay Center:

194.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Clay Center:

255.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Clay Center:

129.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Clay Center:

272.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Clay Center:

349.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clay Center:

299.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clay Center:

329.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Clay Center:

242.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Clay Center:

151.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Clay Center:

123.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Kansas average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Kansas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Kansas average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Kansas average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Kansas average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Clay Center, KS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 67432.