Leavenworth, KS
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Leavenworth, KS crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Leavenworth is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Leavenworth is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Leavenworth is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Leavenworth has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Leavenworth, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Leavenworth is one in 149.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Leavenworth's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Leavenworth 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 Leavenworth is one in 31.

Importantly, we found that Leavenworth has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Leavenworth is one in 375.

Leavenworth Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Leavenworth Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

242

1,154

1,396

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.73

32.07

38.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Leavenworth 6.73
Kansas 3.90

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 149

in Leavenworth

1 in 256

in Kansas

Leavenworth VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,980
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 25 48 169
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.69 1.33 4.70

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
Leavenworth 32.07
Kansas 27.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Leavenworth

1 in 37

in Kansas

Leavenworth Property CRIMES

Population: 35,980
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 255 803 96
Rate per 1,000 7.09 22.32 2.67

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

Leavenworth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Leavenworth 58
Kansas 23