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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Kansas City

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By population and area, Kansas City is the most populous and biggest city in Missouri. The city has an estimated population of 495,327 people in 2019, according to the United States Census Bureau, making it the 38th most populated city in the country. It is the most populous municipality and historic core city of the Kansas City metropolitan region, which spans the Kansas–Missouri state border and has a population of 2,487,053 people.

Crime has always played a hugh role in the history of the city. Much of the city's violent crime occurs on the lower income East Side. Downtown and midtown areas have below average violent crime compared to other major downtowns.

Here are the five most dangerous areas in Kansas according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Marlborough Heights-Marlborough Pride, Kansas City, MO Crime

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The crime rate in Marlborough Heights-Marlborough Pride is 498 percent higher than the national average.

Marlborough Heights-Marlborough Pride had 1330 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a one in seven risk of becoming a victim of crime in Marlborough Heights-Marlborough Pride.

Marlborough Heights-Marlborough Pride is safer than only 4% of Missouri cities.

In Kansas City, crime has reduced by 10% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/kansas+city-mo/marlborough+heights-marlborough+pride/crime/

#2 Knoches Park, Kansas City, MO Crime

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The crime rate at Knoches Park is 471 percent higher than the national average.

Knoches Park has a violent crime rate that is 1284 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 8 probability of becoming a victim of crime in Knoches Park.

Knoches Park is safer than only 8% of Missouri cities.

In Kansas City, crime has reduced by 10% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/kansas+city-mo/knoches+park/crime/


#3 Oak Park Southeast, Kansas City, MO Crime

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The crime rate in Oak Park Southeast is 490 percent greater than the national average.

Oak Park Southeast has a violent crime rate that is 1266 percent greater than the national average.

You have a one in seven risk of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Park Southeast.

Oak Park Southeast is safer than only 4% of Missouri cities.

In Kansas City, crime has reduced by 10% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/kansas+city-mo/oak+park+southeast/crime/

#4 Marlborough East, Kansas City, MO Crime

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The crime rate in Marlborough East is 428 percent higher than the national average.

Marlborough East has 1189 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 8 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marlborough East.

The city of Marlborough East is safer than 13% of Missouri cities.

In Kansas City, crime has reduced by 10% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/kansas+city-mo/marlborough+east/crime/

#5 Sarritt Point, Kansas City, MO Crime

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Sarritt Point crime rates are 474% higher than the national average

Violent crimes in Sarritt Point are 1133% higher than the national average

In Sarritt Point you have a 1 in 7 chance of becoming a victim of crime

Sarritt Point is safer than 3% of the cities in Missouri

Year over year crime in Kansas City has decreased by 10%

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/kansas+city-mo/sarritt+point/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/kansas+city-mo/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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