Reported Annual Crime In Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime55n/a (estimate)2,3253,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape0n/a0.042.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.0104.8101.9
Assault16n/a676.2342.4237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)676497373
Burglary14n/a591.7559.0491.4
Theft24n/a1,014.42,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a42.3279.4220.2
Property crime39n/a (estimate)1,6482,8542,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Canton is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.37 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has increased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 148
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 44

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

Canton police department

ItemCantonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)512,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.13.3
There are a total of 5 Canton police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.9% less than the Missouri average and 35.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Grange, MO1,021107107214
Ursa, IL5964972,5753,072
Quincy, IL40,7825022,7043,206
Mendon, IL8515382,7893,327
Monticello, MO1435263,0233,549
Canton, MO2,5446761,6482,325

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Seagraves, TX2,5441091,1991,308
Sumiton, AL2,5441251,3741,499
Weston Lakes, TX2,54465444509
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,544781,3211,399
Statham, GA2,5441151,5711,686
Canton, MO2,5446761,6482,325
Source: The Canton, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.