Garden City, KS
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The crime rate in Garden City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Garden City is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Garden City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Garden City has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Garden 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 Garden City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 211. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Garden City's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Garden 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 Garden City is one in 34.

Garden City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Garden City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

128

791

919

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.74

29.29

34.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Garden City 4.74
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 211

in Garden City

1 in 256

in Kansas
Garden City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,005
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 18 14 96
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.67 0.52 3.55
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
Garden City 29.29
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Garden City

1 in 37

in Kansas
Garden City Property CRIMES
Population: 27,005
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 92 669 30
Rate per 1,000 3.41 24.77 1.11
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

Garden City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Garden City 104
Kansas 23