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Kansas City, KS | Crime Rates

Kansas City is a region located in KS, and has a population of 146,712. This region is policed by KANSAS CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Kansas City has an overall crime rate of 8,037 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Kansas City is 1 in 12 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Kansas City for the previous 2 years was 8,260 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Kansas City has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Kansas City USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 8,037 4,506
Murder Rate 18.1 6
Robbery Rate 198 148
Rape Rate 65 30
Assault Rate 2,382 644
Burglary Rate 1,245 726
Forced Entry Rate 714 417
Larceny Rate 3,266 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 862 362

Policing Statistics

Kansas City USA
Overall Clearance 10% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 11% 52%
Rape Clearance 100% 38%
Robbery Clearance 30% 23%
Burglary Clearance 11% 12%
Larceny Clearance 5% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 8% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 415 sex offender(s) in Kansas City. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 283 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Kansas City. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Kansas see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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