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


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

Crime rate in Wathena, KS

The 2015 crime rate in Wathena, KS is 374 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.0% U.S. cities. The 2015 Wathena crime rate rose by 83% compared to 2014. In the last 5 years Wathena has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Wathena, KS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Wathena:

374.2
Elwood:

223.5
St. Joseph:

509.9
Country Club:

87.8
Troy:

16.5
Savannah:

47.2
Atchison:

232.6
Highland:

279.3
Oregon:

34.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Wathena by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(77.0)
1
(77.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.2)
1
(74.2)
2
(148.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(461.9)
7
(539.7)
4
(311.0)
2
(154.9)
2
(156.3)
2
(145.7)
6
(436.7)
2
(148.4)
2
(148.4)
8
(593.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(230.9)
8
(616.8)
10
(777.6)
14
(1,084)
7
(546.9)
6
(437.0)
9
(655.0)
4
(296.7)
8
(593.5)
8
(593.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(1,925)
22
(1,696)
19
(1,477)
20
(1,549)
25
(1,953)
29
(2,112)
18
(1,310)
9
(667.7)
19
(1,409)
18
(1,336)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(154.0)
2
(154.2)
2
(155.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(234.4)
1
(72.8)
2
(145.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(222.6)
7
(519.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index259.4293.0188.2168.9189.8208.3197.2136.5204.7374.2

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 13 registered sex offenders living in Wathena, Kansas as of October 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wathena is 100 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2015
Wathena:

445.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Wathena:

148.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Wathena:

148.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Wathena:

218.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Wathena:

145.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Wathena:

117.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Wathena:

77.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Wathena:

155.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Wathena:

347.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Wathena:

307.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Wathena:

150.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Wathena:

77.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Wathena:

191.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Wathena:

0.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2015
Wathena:

263.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Wathena:

222.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Wathena:

92.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Wathena:

218.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Wathena:

203.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Wathena:

242.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Wathena:

294.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Wathena:

252.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Wathena:

231.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Wathena:

165.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Wathena:

161.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Wathena:

381.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Wathena:

291.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Wathena:

143.8
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 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
Kansas average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Kansas average:

2.54

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

0.74
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Kansas average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Kansas average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Kansas average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Kansas average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Kansas average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Kansas average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Kansas average:

2.56

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Wathena, KS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 66090.