Ness County, KS Arrest Records

Ness County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.68 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Johnson, Franklin, Leavenworth counties in Kansas.
Ness County, KS property crime rate is 10.13 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 15 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 42.31% compared to 2015.

Ness County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ness County in 2016 decreased by 20% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 7 to 2 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.09% from 33 to 30.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 15
Motor vehicle theft 8
Burglary 7
Revised rape 1
Aggravated assault 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ness County decreased by 71.43% from 2015 and decreased by 50% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 2. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ness County was 85.61% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.068%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ness County decreased by 9.09% from 2015 and increased by 57.89% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 19 to 30. In 2016 property crime rate in Ness County was 64.37% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.013%.

How Ness stands up against other counties

Ness vs. Edwards

You’ll be in more risk in Ness compared to Edwards county that had 33.84% lower crime rate compared to Ness county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Edwards county.
Burglary rates of 2.3633 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.7018 in Edwards county.

Ness vs. Trego

You’ll be in more risk in Ness compared to Trego county that had 51.66% lower crime rate compared to Ness county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3376 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Trego county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 2.7009 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Trego county.

Names with the most arrests in Ness

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ness, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 26.45% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 41-50. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ness County is 0.67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.96 daily crimes that occur in Ness County.
  • Ness, KS is more violent than Edwards.
  • In Ness County you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ness, KS have decreased by 20%.

Ness Police Departments

Names in Ness County