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Where Does Wichita Rank In Crime?

Wichita, Kansas had a higher than average crime rate compared to other cities in the United States. According to NeighborhoodScout, which uses FBI crime data to analyze crime rates in cities across the country, Wichita’s crime rate was higher than 86% of all other U.S. cities. The website reported that Wichita had a crime rate of 46 per 1,000 residents, with particularly high rates of property crime and violent crime. However, it’s important to note that crime rates can fluctuate over time, and the city may have taken steps to address crime and improve public safety since this data was last analyzed.

Your chances of being involved in a violent crime in Wichita are “1 in 85”. Wichita’s crime rate exceeds 86% of all other U.S. cities.