Kearney, MO
Crime Rates

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Kearney, MO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Kearney has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Kearney is 1 in 61. How does Kearney fare compared to other communities in Missouri of all population sizes? Kearney's crime rate is lower than approximately 52% of Missouri communities.

How does the crime rate in Kearney compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Kearney with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Kearney's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Kearney, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Kearney than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 914, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kearney's rate for property crime is 15 per one thousand population. This makes Kearney 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 Kearney is one in 66.

Kearney Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Kearney Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Kearney 1.09
Missouri 5.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 914

in Kearney

1 in 189

in Missouri


Population: 10,049
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.40 0.00 0.70


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Kearney 15.23
Missouri 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Kearney

1 in 35

in Missouri

Kearney Property CRIMES

Population: 10,049
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 122 12
Rate per 1,000 1.89 12.14 1.19

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Kearney Crimes Per Square Mile

Kearney 13
Missouri 35

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Zip Codes in Kearney, MO