Ottawa County, KS Arrest Records

Ottawa County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.17 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Johnson, Franklin counties in Kansas.
Ottawa County, KS property crime rate is 11.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 46 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 58.62% compared to 2015.

Ottawa County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ottawa County in 2016 increased by 30.19% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 1 while non-violent crime increased by 38.78% from 49 to 68.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 46
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 3
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ottawa County decreased by 75% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ottawa County was 96.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.017%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ottawa County increased by 38.78% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Ottawa County was 59.59% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.149%.

How Ottawa stands up against other counties

Ottawa vs. Gray

You’ll be in more safety in Ottawa compared to Gray county that had 29.39% higher crime rate compared to Ottawa 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 Gray county.
Larceny rates of 7.7703 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 6.4634 in Gray county.

Names with the most arrests in Ottawa

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ottawa, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 29.53% 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 Ottawa County is 0.65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.19 daily crimes that occur in Ottawa County.
  • In Ottawa County you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ottawa, KS have increased by 30.19%.

Names in Ottawa County