Emporia, KS
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The crime rate in Emporia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Emporia is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Emporia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Emporia has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Emporia compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Emporia with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Emporia'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 Emporia 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 Emporia.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Emporia'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 Emporia is one in 666.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Emporia's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Emporia 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 Emporia is one in 47.

Emporia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Emporia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

520

557

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.50

21.10

22.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Emporia 1.50
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 666

in Emporia

1 in 256

in Kansas
Emporia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,649
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 15 3 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.61 0.12 0.77
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
Emporia 21.10
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Emporia

1 in 37

in Kansas
Emporia Property CRIMES
Population: 24,649
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 63 451 6
Rate per 1,000 2.56 18.30 0.24
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

Emporia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Emporia 47
Kansas 23