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


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

Crime rate in Paola, KS

The 2018 crime rate in Paola, KS is 130 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 49.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Paola crime rate fell by 47% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Paola has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Paola, KS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Paola:

130.2
Osawatomie:

124.4
Louisburg:

94.7
Spring Hill:

107.5
Wellsville:

104.8
Drexel:

182.7
Linn Valley:

134.6
Gardner:

140.3
La Cygne:

51.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Paola by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.3)
1
(18.8)
3
(55.8)
1
(18.5)
3
(55.4)
1
(17.7)
3
(53.4)
4
(72.3)
1
(17.7)
4
(71.6)
7
(127.1)
5
(89.9)
1
(17.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(90.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(154.5)
4
(75.1)
6
(111.6)
8
(147.9)
7
(129.3)
9
(159.6)
10
(178.0)
13
(235.1)
4
(71.0)
8
(143.2)
6
(108.9)
13
(233.8)
3
(53.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(328.3)
17
(319.0)
14
(260.3)
13
(240.3)
27
(498.6)
42
(744.9)
31
(551.7)
16
(289.4)
23
(408.2)
22
(393.8)
39
(707.9)
21
(377.7)
10
(179.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(3,476)
110
(2,064)
147
(2,733)
134
(2,477)
94
(1,736)
164
(2,909)
197
(3,506)
169
(3,057)
148
(2,627)
96
(1,718)
125
(2,269)
119
(2,140)
119
(2,135)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(135.2)
8
(150.1)
7
(130.2)
8
(147.9)
6
(110.8)
8
(141.9)
7
(124.6)
4
(72.3)
8
(142.0)
11
(196.9)
7
(127.1)
9
(161.9)
5
(89.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.8)
3
(55.5)
1
(18.5)
1
(17.7)
2
(35.6)
1
(18.1)
2
(35.5)
3
(53.7)
2
(36.3)
1
(18.0)
2
(35.9)
City-Data.com crime index219.2146.9216.1172.1200.0226.0267.1258.6178.7198.0301.1243.7130.2

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.




According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Paola, Kansas as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paola is 181 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Paola:

44.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Paola:

206.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Paola:

226.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Paola:

143.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Paola:

62.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Paola:

199.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Paola:

142.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Paola:

97.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Paola:

147.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Paola:

92.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Paola:

130.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Paola:

56.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Paola:

96.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Paola:

198.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Paola:

79.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Paola:

169.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Paola:

156.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Paola:

206.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Paola:

274.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Paola:

194.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Paola:

234.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Paola:

221.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Paola:

304.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Paola:

315.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Paola:

203.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Paola:

194.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Paola:

208.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Paola:

189.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Paola:

259.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Paola:

377.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Paola:

364.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Paola:

241.1
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: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Kansas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Kansas average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Kansas average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Kansas average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Kansas average:

2.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 23 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Kansas average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Kansas average:

2.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Kansas average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
Kansas average:

2.56

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

Zip codes: 66071.