Arkansas City, KS
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The crime rate in Arkansas City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Arkansas City is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Arkansas City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Arkansas City has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Arkansas City to other communities of similar population, then Arkansas City crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Arkansas City does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Arkansas City does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Arkansas City.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Arkansas City occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Arkansas City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 206. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Arkansas City's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Arkansas City a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Arkansas City is one in 30.

Arkansas City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Arkansas City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

59

403

462

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.86

33.21

38.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arkansas City 4.86
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 206

in Arkansas City

1 in 256

in Kansas
Arkansas City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 12,136
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 0 53
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.41 0.00 4.37
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arkansas City 33.21
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Arkansas City

1 in 37

in Kansas
Arkansas City Property CRIMES
Population: 12,136
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 85 295 23
Rate per 1,000 7.00 24.31 1.90
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Arkansas City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Arkansas City 49
Kansas 23

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