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Wichita County, Kansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 178 total crimes reported in Wichita County, Kansas (20 of them violent). Of the 36 crimes that occur a year in Wichita County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Wichita County, Kansas 36 times a year.

Total Crime in Wichita 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Wichita County, Kansas for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Wichita County increased by 7 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 80 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 5 years in Wichita County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly forty for Wichita County, Kansas in 2009.

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

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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