Crime rates in Kansas City by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
37
(25.3)
37
(25.4)
45
(31.0)
20
(13.9)
35
(24.6)
25
(17.4)
27
(18.4)
15
(10.2)
28
(19.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
107
(73.1)
100
(68.7)
91
(62.7)
91
(63.5)
80
(56.3)
62
(43.1)
95
(64.8)
85
(57.7)
83
(56.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
349
(238.4)
416
(285.9)
439
(302.3)
489
(341.1)
318
(223.8)
289
(200.9)
291
(198.3)
277
(188.2)
238
(161.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
521
(355.9)
613
(421.3)
670
(461.3)
549
(382.9)
507
(356.8)
447
(310.7)
534
(364.0)
500
(339.7)
382
(258.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,820
(1,243.2)
1,842
(1,266.1)
2,265
(1,559.6)
2,269
(1,582.6)
1,918
(1,349.7)
1,922
(1,336.0)
1,827
(1,245.3)
1,772
(1,203.8)
1,617
(1,095.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9,023
(6,163.3)
5,924
(4,071.7)
5,691
(3,918.6)
5,431
(3,788.1)
4,744
(3,338.4)
4,684
(3,255.8)
4,792
(3,266.3)
4,558
(3,096.4)
4,566
(3,093.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,225
(1,519.8)
2,912
(2,001.5)
2,325
(1,600.9)
2,017
(1,406.8)
1,080
(760.0)
1,129
(784.8)
1,264
(861.6)
1,208
(820.6)
1,045
(707.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A60
(41.2)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A69
(46.9)
56
(37.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.7)728.0708.1709.7651.4537.2492.5522.9478.7453.3

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 454 registered sex offenders living in Kansas City, Kansas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kansas City to the number of sex offenders is 324 to 1.


See how dangerous Kansas City, KS is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kansas City:

453.3
Roeland Park:

275.3
Riverside:

279.7
Mission:

249.3
Westwood:

104.8
Merriam:

427.2
Fairway:

82.9
North Kansas City:

571.0
Parkville:

158.3
Violent crime rate in 2013
Kansas City:

313.3
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Kansas City:

352.3
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Kansas City:

394.2
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Kansas City:

343.6
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Kansas City:

407.7
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2007
Kansas City:

466.9
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Kansas City:

521.6
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Kansas City:

487.4
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Kansas City:

433.4
U.S. Average:

256.0
Property crime rate in 2013
Kansas City:

494.3
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Kansas City:

534.2
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Kansas City:

557.8
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Kansas City:

564.1
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Kansas City:

567.4
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2007
Kansas City:

738.4
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Kansas City:

770.4
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Kansas City:

779.7
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Kansas City:

808.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

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

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 467 (377 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 433 (353 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Kansas average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 494 (370 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Kansas average:

2.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 470 (361 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Kansas average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 472 (357 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 475 (354 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 481 (347 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 463 (339 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Kansas average:

2.56


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Kansas City

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

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