Kansas City Crime Rate Report (Missouri)

Kansas City crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 11 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Kansas City for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Kansas City in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 182.3% and the city property crime rate in Kansas City was higher than the national property crime rate average by 89.37%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Kansas City was higher than the violent crime rate in Missouri by 150.42% and the city property crime rate in Kansas City was higher than the property crime rate in Missouri by 66.48%.
Kansas City Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Kansas City Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Kansas City Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,544
Arson343
Burglary7,124
Forcible Rape234
Larceny and Theft16,625
Motor Vehicle Theft3,170
Murder and Manslaughter102
Robbery1,626
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)34,685
Property Crime26,919
Violent Crime5,506
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,506
Arson112
Burglary7,065
Forcible Rape229
Larceny and Theft10,744
Motor Vehicle Theft1,509
Murder and Manslaughter111
Robbery1,655
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)27,007
Property Crime19,241
Violent Crime5,501

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Kansas City Property Crime Kansas City Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Kansas City Crime 2010 Kansas City Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Kansas City Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Kansas City Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Kansas City, Missouri crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Kansas City crime report data for 2014 was projected from 11 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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