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Crime rates
Leawood is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (65%) and also has a lower crime rate than 50% of the communities in Kansas, according to analysis of FBI crime data. Your chance of becoming a victim in Leawood is one in 70 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). It is for these reasons that Leawood is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

The crime data was collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.

For Leawood, Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Leawood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1799, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

The property crime rate in Leawood is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Leawood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here Just one in 72.

Description of Leawood
Leawood  is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States.

Leawood was named for Oscar G. Lee, the principal landowner, who purchased about 600 acres of land.

Leawood is located at 38°55′15″N 94°37′20″W .

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.16 square miles (39.26 km2), of which, 15.06 square miles (39.01 km2) of it is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

As of the census of 2010, there were 31,867 people.The population density was 2,116.0 inhabitants per square mile (817.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.3% White, 1.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.4% from other races.

The median income for a household in the city was $117,896. The per capita income for the city was $49,139. About 0.5% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

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