Olathe, KS Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,894
Total Crimes
1,339.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.91%
Below National Average
72 out of 152
In Kansas
4,418 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Olathe, KS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Olathe is 1,339.7 per 100,000 people. That's -45.91% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -50.84% lower than the Kansas total crime rate of 2,725.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Olathe SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

How Does Olathe Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Olathe
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,894 1,339.7 2,725.3 2,476.7
Murder 4 2.8 3.6 5.0
Robbery 35 24.8 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 175 123.8 314.2 250.2
Violent Crime 290 205.1 410.8 366.7
Burglary 123 87.0 342.7 340.5
Larceny 1,290 912.5 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 191 135.1 249.9 219.9
Property Crime 1,604 1,134.6 2,314.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Olathe

290.0
Violent Crimes
205.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-44.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 487.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Olathe each year. That compares to a 1 in 243.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Olathe is 205.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -44.06% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -50.07% lower than the Kansas violent crime rate of 410.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Olathe

1,604.0
Property Crimes
1,134.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-46.22%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 88.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Olathe each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Olathe is 1,134.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -46.22% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -50.98% lower than the Kansas property crime rate of 2,314.5 per 100,000 people.

Olathe Crime Compared To Kansas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Kansas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Olathe

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Overland Park, KS 193,877 4,179 2,155.5 1,928.5 226.9
Lenexa, KS 56,240 848 1,507.8 1,353.1 154.7
Leawood, KS 35,052 420 1,198.2 1,144.0 54.2
Gardner, KS 22,229 207 931.2 787.3 144.0
Merriam, KS 11,197 527 4,706.6 4,322.6 384.0
Basehor, KS 6,418 56 872.5 857.0 15.6
Eudora, KS 6,414 74 1,153.7 951.0 202.7
Mission Hills, KS 3,588 45 1,254.2 1,226.3 27.9
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