Olathe, KS
CRIME DATA & CRIME RATES




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Olathe has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Olathe is 1 in 59. How does Olathe fare compared to other communities in Kansas of all population sizes? Olathe's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Kansas communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Olathe has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Olathe 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 Olathe 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 Olathe.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Olathe's violent crime rate is 1 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 Olathe is one in 759.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Olathe; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Olathe Crime Data

 
Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Olathe Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

177

2,108

2,285

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.32

15.70

17.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Olathe 1.32
Kansas 3.90
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 759

in Olathe

1 in 256

in Kansas
Olathe VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 134,305
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 36 23 115
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.27 0.17 0.86
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
Olathe 15.70
Kansas 27.20
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Olathe

1 in 37

in Kansas
Olathe Property CRIMES
Population: 134,305
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 190 1,719 199
Rate per 1,000 1.41 12.80 1.48
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

Olathe Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Olathe 38
Kansas 23