Winfield, KS
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Winfield, 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 Winfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Winfield is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Winfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Kansas, Winfield has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Winfield'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 Winfield is one in 678.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Winfield experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Winfield's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Winfield 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 Winfield is one in 27.

Winfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Winfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

449

467

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.47

36.79

38.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Winfield 1.47
Kansas 3.90

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 678

in Winfield

1 in 256

in Kansas

Winfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,204
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 4 1 10
Rate per 1,000 0.25 0.33 0.08 0.82

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
Winfield 36.79
Kansas 27.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Winfield

1 in 37

in Kansas

Winfield Property CRIMES

Population: 12,204
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 71 364 14
Rate per 1,000 5.82 29.83 1.15

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

Winfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Winfield 36
Kansas 23