Life is getting rougher in Kansas amid a spike in crime stats across the nation.
Here's a peek at a ranking for all around danger . . .
"The Sunflower State came in at 38th with a rank of 26 for Personal and Residential Safety, 27 for Financial Safety, 11 for Road Safety, 35 for Workplace Safety and 45 for Emergency Preparedness."
A bit more data on the topic . . .
"Kansas has also ranked as the fifth most dangerous state. It said Kansans experience 7.05 violent crimes per every 1,000 residents. It said Kansans experience 22.46 other personal crimes per every 1,000 residents and 66.07 other property crimes per every 1,000 residents. It said this accounts for the state’s score of 11.63, which is the fifth-lowest in the nation."
"Notably, in 2020, the number of murders committed in Kansas hit a record at 193, surpassing any year since 1959, when the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) first began publishing national crime statistics," the KBI said in a news release.
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - While Kansas does not seem like a dangerous state it ranks among the least safe in America in a new study from WalletHub. Following its report on America's Best Small Cities, WalletHub.com says it has released its report on 2021′s Safest States in America.