Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,222 (estimate)3,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a41.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a107.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a360.8248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)660 (estimate)519386
Burglaryn/an/an/a520.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a300.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,562 (estimate)2,7992,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mounds, IL1,2252451,1501,395
East Prairie, MO3,1911901,8732,063
Wickliffe, KY6253182,9983,316
Columbus, KY1823253,0683,393
Benton, MO8535713,0803,651
Matthews, MO7457962,8663,662
Mound City, IL6037053,3114,016
Charleston, MO5,9056603,5624,222

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 49% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.57 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has increased by 50%.

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Daily Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charleston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 1 in 152
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 24

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

Charleston police department

ItemCharlestonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1912,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.13.3
There are a total of 19 Charleston police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% less than the Missouri average and 2.1% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Plymouth, PA5,9053642,0102,374
Yaphank, NY5,9062961,2161,512
South Gate Ridge, FL5,9063532,2062,560
Bliss Corner, MA5,9083671,5201,887
Eldridge, IA5,90895221315
Charleston, MO5,9056603,5624,222
Source: The Charleston, 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.