Clay County, KS Arrest Records

Clay County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.12 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Finney counties in Kansas.
Clay County, KS property crime rate is 3.32 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 15 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 114.29% compared to 2015.

Clay County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Clay County in 2016 increased by 40% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 2 to 1 while non-violent crime increased by 50% from 18 to 27.

5 Crimes In Clay County, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Burglary 15
Larceny-theft 11
Aggravated assault 1
Motor vehicle theft 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Clay County decreased by 50% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1 to 1. In 2016 violent crime rate in Clay County was 97.38% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.012%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Clay County increased by 50% from 2015 and decreased by 35.71% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 42 to 27. In 2016 property crime rate in Clay County was 88.33% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.332%.

How Clay stands up against other counties

Clay vs. Coffey

You’ll be in more safety in Clay compared to Coffey county that had 100.02% higher crime rate compared to Clay county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1228 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.7115 in Coffey county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1228 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4743 in Coffey county.

Names with the most arrests in Clay

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Clay, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 32.81% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clay County is 0.9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.94 daily crimes that occur in Clay County.
  • In Clay County you have a 1 in 291 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Clay, KS have increased by 40%.

Cities in Clay County

Names in Clay County