Prairie Village, KS 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Prairie Village has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Prairie Village is 1 in 82. How does Prairie Village fare compared to other communities in Kansas of all population sizes? Prairie Village's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% of Kansas communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Prairie Village'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 Prairie Village is one in 769.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Prairie Village; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Prairie Village Crime Data

 

Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Prairie Village Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

244

273

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.30

10.94

12.24

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.3
4.11
National Median: 4
    Prairie Village
    Kansas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 769

in Prairie Village

1 in 243

in Kansas

Prairie Village VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,295
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 24
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.13 1.08

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
10.94
23.14
National Median: 21
    Prairie Village
    Kansas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Prairie Village

1 in 43

in Kansas

Prairie Village Property CRIMES

Population: 22,295
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 183 28
Rate per 1,000 1.48 8.21 1.26

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Prairie Village Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
44
20
National Median: 28.3
    Prairie Village
    Kansas