Columbus, KS Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-03-08
74
Total Crimes
2,413.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-6.03%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Columbus, KS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Columbus is 2,413.6 per 100,000 people. That's -6.03% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -21.46% lower than the Kansas total crime rate of 3,072.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Columbus SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
9.5

How Does Columbus Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Columbus
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 74 2,413.6 3,072.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 53.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 10 326.2 328.3 246.8
Violent Crime 10 326.2 439.0 368.9
Burglary 10 326.2 430.6 376.0
Larceny 48 1,565.6 1,933.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 6 195.7 269.4 228.9
Property Crime 64 2,087.4 2,633.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Columbus

10
Violent Crimes
326.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-11.59%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 306.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Columbus each year. That compares to a 1 in 227.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Columbus is 326.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -11.59% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -25.71% lower than the Kansas violent crime rate of 439.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Columbus

64
Property Crimes
2,087.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-5.10%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 47.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Columbus each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Columbus is 2,087.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -5.10% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -20.75% lower than the Kansas property crime rate of 2,633.9 per 100,000 people.

Columbus Crime Compared To Kansas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Kansas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Columbus

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Miami, OK 13,162 494 3,753.2 3,335.4 417.9
Carl Junction, MO 7,921 128 1,616.0 1,616.0 0.0
Baxter Springs, KS 3,919 130 3,317.2 3,087.5 229.7
Galena, KS 2,871 116 4,040.4 3,622.4 418.0
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