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


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

Crime rate in Lenexa, KS

The 2019 crime rate in Lenexa, KS is 114 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.7% U.S. cities. The 2019 Lenexa crime rate fell by 10% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Lenexa has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Lenexa, KS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lenexa:

113.7
Shawnee:

125.3
Overland Park:

179.4
Merriam:

320.0
Lake Quivira:

17.0
Olathe:

134.2
Prairie Village:

85.0
Mission:

321.7
Edwardsville:

272.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lenexa 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)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(22.9)
8
(17.8)
11
(23.7)
12
(25.2)
9
(18.3)
11
(22.7)
9
(18.3)
9
(18.1)
8
(15.7)
7
(13.5)
8
(15.0)
17
(31.6)
11
(20.2)
17
(30.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(20.6)
15
(33.3)
11
(23.7)
21
(44.1)
12
(24.3)
12
(24.7)
5
(10.2)
11
(22.1)
6
(11.8)
11
(21.3)
7
(13.1)
9
(16.8)
12
(22.1)
4
(7.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(96.0)
68
(150.9)
64
(138.0)
58
(121.8)
44
(89.3)
44
(90.7)
43
(87.4)
38
(76.3)
40
(78.6)
56
(108.2)
55
(103.0)
63
(117.3)
84
(154.6)
66
(117.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
150
(342.9)
197
(437.2)
182
(392.3)
122
(256.3)
159
(322.6)
112
(230.9)
93
(188.9)
106
(212.9)
84
(165.1)
97
(187.4)
92
(172.4)
145
(269.9)
99
(182.2)
69
(122.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
820
(1,875)
1,009
(2,239)
945
(2,037)
833
(1,750)
752
(1,526)
862
(1,777)
753
(1,530)
713
(1,432)
631
(1,240)
679
(1,312)
734
(1,375)
696
(1,296)
661
(1,216)
606
(1,078)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(173.8)
158
(350.7)
104
(224.2)
70
(147.1)
84
(170.4)
106
(218.6)
98
(199.1)
76
(152.7)
92
(180.8)
113
(218.3)
95
(178.0)
97
(180.6)
78
(143.5)
86
(152.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(20.6)
14
(31.1)
12
(25.9)
5
(10.5)
4
(8.1)
8
(16.5)
14
(28.4)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
3
(5.8)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index156.6202.6180.5157.5141.1152.6129.6120.8115.3121.9117.8142.7126.6113.7

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Lenexa, Kansas as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lenexa is 1,743 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Lenexa:

92.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Lenexa:

108.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lenexa:

102.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lenexa:

73.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lenexa:

78.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lenexa:

68.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lenexa:

67.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lenexa:

71.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lenexa:

84.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lenexa:

79.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lenexa:

108.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lenexa:

104.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lenexa:

109.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lenexa:

81.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lenexa:

138.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Property crime rate in 2019
Lenexa:

101.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Lenexa:

118.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Lenexa:

145.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lenexa:

129.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lenexa:

135.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lenexa:

122.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lenexa:

137.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lenexa:

144.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lenexa:

167.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lenexa:

166.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lenexa:

160.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lenexa:

213.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lenexa:

252.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lenexa:

188.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lenexa:

448.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
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: 135 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Kansas average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 130 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Kansas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 122 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Kansas average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 128 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 127 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Kansas average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 127 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Kansas average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 121 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 129 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 123 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 125 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 126 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 129 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 129 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Kansas average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 127 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 125 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 121 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 114 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lenexa, KS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 66062, 66210, 66214, 66215, 66216, 66219, 66220, 66227.