Reported Annual Crime In Belton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime927n/a (estimate)4,0013,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a8.68.85.3
Rape15n/a64.741.940.4
Robbery19n/a82.0107.8102.8
Assault35n/a151.1360.8248.5
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)306519386
Burglary127n/a548.1520.4468.9
Theft648n/a2,796.71,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft81n/a349.6300.3236.9
Property crime856n/a (estimate)3,6942,7992,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Belton, MO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 21% higher than the average of crimes committed in Missouri. It is also 41% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Belton, MO shows a crime rate that is 41% lower than the Missouri average. The crime rate is also 21% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Belton, MO is shown to be 32% higher than the Missouri average and 51% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cleveland, MO643000
Freeman, MO529000
Lake Winnebago, MO1,2970262262
Greenwood, MO5,32218443461
Fairway, KS3,94650677727
Prairie Village, KS21,730501,0111,061
Mission Hills, KS3,55501,1321,132
Belton, MO23,1973063,6944,001

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belton is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.96 daily crimes that occur in Belton.
  • Belton is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belton you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belton has increased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Belton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Belton, MO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national scale. In Belton, MO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.21 times more than the Missouri average and 1.41 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Belton, MO is 1.69 times less than the Missouri average and 1.26 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Belton, MO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Missouri average and 1.51 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Belton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Belton, MO area in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Belton, MO being safer than 29% of cities in Missouri and 27% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Missouri cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Belton, MO. In conclusion, Belton, MO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belton is 1 in 327
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belton is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belton is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Belton, MO? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Belton, MO, then there is a 1 in 327 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Belton, MO.

Year Over Year Crime In Belton (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Belton, MO is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Belton, MO has decreased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Belton, MO has increased by 19% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Belton, MO has increased by 17% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Belton police department

ItemBeltonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6512,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.13.3
There are a total of 65 Belton police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.1% less than the Missouri average and 14.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Missouri

StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
Missouri15,122264222
There are a total of 15,122 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 264 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 19% greater than the national average.

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Bainbridge Island, WA23,2061081,3331,442
Machesney Park, IL23,1803332,4812,814
Solon, OH23,17748762810
East Peoria, IL23,2254222,7163,138
Dolton, IL23,2626322,9703,602
Belton, MO23,1973063,6944,001
Source: The Belton, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.