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Barber County, Kansas Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Barber County, Kansas. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Barber County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Barber County, Kansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 142 total crimes reported in Barber County, Kansas (16 of them violent). Of the 24 crimes that take place per year in Barber County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Barber County, Kansas 24 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 3 rapes, and eighty thefts (including 17 car thefts).

Total Crime in Barber County, Kansas (2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Barber County, Kansas for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Barber County has been reduced by 53%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 50%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 6 years in Barber County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about thirty for Barber County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Barber County, Kansas (2003-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Barber County, Kansas (2003-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Barber County, Kansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Barber County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.