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Kiowa County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 151 total crimes reported in Kiowa County, Kansas (24 of them violent). Of the 30 crimes that happen every year in Kiowa County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kiowa County, Kansas 30 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 4 rapes, and greater than ninety thefts (including 15 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Kiowa County, Kansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Kiowa County, Kansas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Kiowa County has grown by 41%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 80%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 5 years in Kiowa County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than forty for Kiowa County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kiowa County, Kansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Kiowa County, Kansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Kiowa County, Kansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Kiowa 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.