Benton, KS Arrest Records

Benton, KS is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.14 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 92nd safest city in Kansas among the 103 cities.
Benton, KS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 41.14 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 20 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 150.00% compared to 2015.

Benton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Benton 2016 increased by 105.56% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 3 to 1 while non-violent crime increased by 140% from 15 to 36.

5 Crimes In Benton, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 20
Burglary 16
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0
Revised rape 0

Other Cities in Kansas with the Most Arrests

Among the 103 cities in state the most dangerous is Wichita with 4,136 violent crimes that’s 54.32% of total of 7,614. Wichita has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 37 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Wichita 64.39
Independence 63.54
Topeka 61.80
Iola 57.14
Parsons 54.11

Safest Cities in Kansas

Are you planning a move to Kansas? Here are the safest cities in Kansas with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Benton is 1 out of 214 down by 0.02% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Sterling and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in North Newton.

City Arrests
North Newton 5.52
Hugoton 5.54
Sabetha 6.95
Sterling 7.44
Stafford 8.20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Benton decreased by 66.67% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Benton was 75.65% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.114%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Benton increased by 140% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Benton was 44.75% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.114%.

Names with the most arrests in Benton

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 0.28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 11.59 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Benton have increased by 105.56%.