How safe is Wichita, KS?

Wichita's violent and property crime rates are significantly higher than the national averages. What's more, recent reports indicate that violent crime has risen over the past few years. 

Crime Index

Index Score: 6.1 /10

How we calculate this.


Wichita has a higher crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Wichita, KS

724.2

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Wichita
Honolulu, HI

246.0

Lower than average crime
Tulsa, OK

565.0

Higher than average crime
Fresno, CA

582.0

Higher than average crime
Wichita, KS

3350.2

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Wichita
Honolulu, HI

2774.0

Higher than average crime
Tulsa, OK

3431.0

Higher than average crime
Fresno, CA

3087.0

Higher than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.