Augusta, KS
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The crime rate in Augusta is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Augusta is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Augusta is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Augusta has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Augusta to other communities of similar population, then Augusta crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Augusta 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 Augusta 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 Augusta.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Augusta's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Augusta is one in 581.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Augusta's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Augusta 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 Augusta is one in 36.

Augusta Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Augusta Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

258

274

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.72

27.74

29.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Augusta 1.72
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 581

in Augusta

1 in 256

in Kansas
Augusta VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,299
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.00 1.61
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
Augusta 27.74
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Augusta

1 in 37

in Kansas
Augusta Property CRIMES
Population: 9,299
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 201 12
Rate per 1,000 4.84 21.62 1.29
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

Augusta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Augusta 58
Kansas 23

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