Oberlin, KS
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Oberlin, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Oberlin is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 84% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oberlin is one in 147. Compared to communities within Kansas, Oberlin‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 78% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Oberlin has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Oberlin is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Oberlin has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Oberlin's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Oberlin is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Oberlin than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 147.

Oberlin Crime Data

 

Crime Index

84

(100 is safest)


Safer than 84% of U.S. Cities

Oberlin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

12

12

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

6.81

6.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oberlin 0.00
Kansas 3.90

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Oberlin

1 in 256

in Kansas

Oberlin VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,761
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Oberlin 6.81
Kansas 27.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 147

in Oberlin

1 in 37

in Kansas

Oberlin Property CRIMES

Population: 1,761
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 8 2
Rate per 1,000 1.14 4.54 1.14

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

Oberlin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oberlin 6
Kansas 23

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