Shawnee, KS
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The crime rate in Shawnee is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Shawnee is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Shawnee is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Shawnee has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Shawnee 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 Shawnee; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 533. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Shawnee's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Shawnee 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 Shawnee is one in 52.

Shawnee Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Shawnee Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

122

1,241

1,363

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.88

19.08

20.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shawnee 1.88
Kansas 3.90

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 533

in Shawnee

1 in 256

in Kansas

Shawnee VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 65,046
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 19 19 82
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.29 0.29 1.26

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
Shawnee 19.08
Kansas 27.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Shawnee

1 in 37

in Kansas

Shawnee Property CRIMES

Population: 65,046
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 163 921 157
Rate per 1,000 2.51 14.16 2.41

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

Shawnee Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shawnee 32
Kansas 23