Reported Annual Crime In Carthage

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime558n/a (estimate)3,9203,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.08.34.9
Rape4n/a28.142.038.6
Robbery7n/a49.2104.8101.9
Assault21n/a147.5342.4237.8
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)232497373
Burglary76n/a533.9559.0491.4
Theft429n/a3,013.92,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft20n/a140.5279.4220.2
Property crime525n/a (estimate)3,6882,8542,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Carthage, MO. All reported Carthage, MO crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Carthage, MO overall crime rate is 17% higher than in comparison to the Missouri average; and is also 37% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Carthage, MO, the rate is 53% lower than compared to the Missouri average, and 38% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Carthage, MO comes in at 29% higher than to the average seen in Missouri, and 48% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carthage is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.74 daily crimes that occur in Carthage.
  • Carthage is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carthage has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carthage, MO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national scale. In Carthage, MO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.17 times more than the Missouri average and 1.37 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Carthage, MO is 2.15 times less than the Missouri average and 1.61 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Carthage, MO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Missouri average and 1.48 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Carthage (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Carthage, MO area in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Carthage, MO being safer than 36% of cities in Missouri and 33% 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 Carthage, MO. In conclusion, Carthage, MO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 432
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Carthage, 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 Carthage, MO, then there is a 1 in 432 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 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Carthage, MO.

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

A good indicator of whether Carthage, MO is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Carthage, MO has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Carthage, MO has decreased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Carthage, MO has decreased by 3% year over year.

Carthage police department

ItemCarthageMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3512,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.13.3
There are a total of 35 Carthage police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% less than the Missouri average and 26.3% 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
Purcell, MO447000
Oronogo, MO2,67383625708
Diamond, MO9001081,4011,509
Carl Junction, MO7,511261,6601,686
Jasper, MO9975451,4161,961
Carthage, MO14,2812323,6883,920

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Setauket-East Setauket, NY14,293145611756
Villa Rica, GA14,2663704,2334,602
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Carthage, MO14,2812323,6883,920
Source: The Carthage, 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.