The city of Kansas City, with a total population of 484,948, experienced 86,887 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 626.81 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 98.02% difference making Kansas City higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 8,362 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Kansas City also handled 22,035 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Excelsior Springs and Kearney, Kansas City is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 47.2%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.3%.
The city of Kansas City experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Kansas City totaled 8,362 violent crimes and 22,035 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Kansas City experienced 64,188 violent crimes. Of those, 1,095 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 3,255 were for legacy rape, 17,743 were for robbery, and 42,095 were for aggravated assault.