Dodge City, KS
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The crime rate in Dodge City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Dodge City is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Dodge City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Dodge City has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Dodge 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 Dodge City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 307. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Dodge City experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

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

Dodge City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Dodge City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

91

784

875

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.26

28.09

31.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dodge City 3.26
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 307

in Dodge City

1 in 256

in Kansas
Dodge City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,912
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 14 6 68
Rate per 1,000 0.11 0.50 0.21 2.44
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
Dodge City 28.09
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Dodge City

1 in 37

in Kansas
Dodge City Property CRIMES
Population: 27,912
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 146 608 30
Rate per 1,000 5.23 21.78 1.07
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

Dodge City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dodge City 60
Kansas 23

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