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


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

Crime rate in Overland Park, KS

The 2018 crime rate in Overland Park, KS is 179 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 63.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Overland Park crime rate rose by 11% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 3 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Overland Park has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Overland Park, KS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Overland Park:

179.4
Leawood:

90.8
Prairie Village:

62.9
Lenexa:

126.6
Merriam:

413.7
Mission:

321.7
Mission Hills:

58.3
Fairway:

39.9
Shawnee:

163.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Overland Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.2)
1
(0.6)
3
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.1)
2
(1.1)
2
(1.1)
6
(3.3)
5
(2.7)
4
(2.1)
4
(2.1)
3
(1.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(18.4)
48
(28.9)
35
(20.7)
35
(20.4)
28
(16.1)
40
(22.4)
60
(34.4)
40
(22.6)
33
(18.3)
127
(69.4)
166
(88.7)
108
(57.1)
109
(56.9)
120
(61.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
63
(38.6)
63
(38.0)
53
(31.3)
60
(34.9)
51
(29.4)
36
(20.1)
38
(21.8)
42
(23.7)
45
(24.9)
29
(15.8)
52
(27.8)
58
(30.7)
70
(36.5)
78
(40.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
399
(244.4)
221
(133.2)
221
(130.6)
209
(121.6)
226
(130.1)
213
(119.2)
189
(108.3)
201
(113.5)
204
(113.0)
165
(90.1)
176
(94.0)
206
(108.9)
216
(112.8)
239
(123.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
488
(298.9)
584
(351.9)
532
(314.4)
507
(294.9)
534
(307.4)
491
(274.8)
468
(268.2)
517
(292.0)
404
(223.8)
384
(209.7)
505
(269.7)
405
(214.2)
302
(157.6)
379
(195.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,661
(2,242)
3,571
(2,152)
3,305
(1,953)
3,226
(1,877)
3,628
(2,089)
3,389
(1,897)
3,237
(1,855)
3,238
(1,829)
2,846
(1,576)
2,130
(1,163)
2,422
(1,294)
2,078
(1,099)
2,655
(1,386)
3,017
(1,556)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
410
(251.1)
386
(232.6)
429
(253.5)
360
(209.4)
345
(198.6)
305
(170.7)
310
(177.7)
324
(183.0)
280
(155.1)
519
(283.4)
520
(277.7)
320
(169.2)
274
(143.0)
343
(176.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
28
(17.1)
23
(13.9)
44
(26.0)
44
(25.6)
21
(12.1)
38
(21.3)
38
(21.8)
27
(15.2)
15
(8.3)
9
(4.9)
16
(8.5)
16
(8.5)
10
(5.2)
22
(11.3)
City-Data.com crime index208.3190.5174.8164.7172.1156.6165.2158.4138.0168.7196.2153.4161.1179.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 129 registered sex offenders living in Overland Park, Kansas as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Overland Park is 1,465 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 2018
Overland Park:

146.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Overland Park:

135.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Overland Park:

131.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Overland Park:

154.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Overland Park:

128.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Overland Park:

89.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Overland Park:

93.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Overland Park:

101.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Overland Park:

92.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Overland Park:

99.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Overland Park:

99.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Overland Park:

104.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Overland Park:

114.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Overland Park:

162.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Overland Park:

105.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Overland Park:

118.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Overland Park:

143.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Overland Park:

122.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Overland Park:

123.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Overland Park:

160.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Overland Park:

142.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Overland Park:

146.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Overland Park:

177.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Overland Park:

173.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Overland Park:

175.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Overland Park:

195.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Overland Park:

184.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Overland Park:

198.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Overland Park:

212.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Overland Park:

209.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Overland Park:

198.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Overland Park:

227.8
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 2018, including police officers: 295 (237 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Kansas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 311 (251 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Kansas average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 298 (243 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 295 (247 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Kansas average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 300 (245 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 293 (247 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 287 (240 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 304 (251 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 308 (257 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Kansas average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 305 (252 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Kansas average:

2.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 294 (240 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 295 (245 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 270 (223 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 257 (210 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Overland Park, KS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 66083, 66085, 66207, 66212, 66213, 66221, 66223.