Sterling, KS Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
24
Total Crimes
1,093.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.39%
Below National Average
52 out of 160
In Kansas
3,511 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Sterling, KS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sterling is 1,093.4 per 100,000 people. That's -53.39% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -58.33% lower than the Kansas total crime rate of 2,624.1 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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Sterling SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sterling
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 24 1,093.4 2,624.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.4 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 31.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3 136.7 346.4 279.7
Violent Crime 4 182.2 425.0 387.8
Burglary 3 136.7 331.4 314.2
Larceny 16 728.9 1,619.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 45.6 248.1 246.0
Property Crime 20 911.2 2,199.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Sterling

4
Violent Crimes
182.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-53.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 548.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sterling each year. That compares to a 1 in 235.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sterling is 182.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.01% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -57.13% lower than the Kansas violent crime rate of 425.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sterling

20
Property Crimes
911.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-53.47%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 109.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sterling each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sterling is 911.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.47% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -58.57% lower than the Kansas property crime rate of 2,199.1 per 100,000 people.

Sterling 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 Sterling

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Frederick, MD 73,030 1,660 2,273.0 1,867.7 405.3
Hutchinson, KS 40,431 1,443 3,569.0 3,190.6 378.4
Newton, KS 18,830 512 2,719.1 2,219.9 499.2
McPherson, KS 13,053 333 2,551.1 2,336.6 214.5
Pratt, KS 6,606 130 1,967.9 1,695.4 272.5
Larned, KS 3,632 148 4,074.9 3,386.6 688.3
Ellsworth, KS 2,943 38 1,291.2 1,189.3 101.9
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