Derby, KS
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The crime rate in Derby is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Derby is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Derby is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Derby has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Derby compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Derby with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Derby's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Derby 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 Derby.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Derby's violent crime rate is 1 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 Derby is one in 811.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Derby's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Derby 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 Derby is one in 38.

Derby Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Derby Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

618

647

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.23

26.29

27.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Derby 1.23
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 811

in Derby

1 in 256

in Kansas
Derby VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 23,509
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 1 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.26 0.04 0.94
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
Derby 26.29
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Derby

1 in 37

in Kansas
Derby Property CRIMES
Population: 23,509
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 77 510 31
Rate per 1,000 3.28 21.69 1.32
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

Derby Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Derby 67
Kansas 23