Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime166n/a (estimate)2,8113,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape0n/a0.042.038.6
Robbery6n/a101.6104.8101.9
Assault42n/a711.1342.4237.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)813497373
Burglary32n/a541.8559.0491.4
Theft76n/a1,286.82,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a169.3279.4220.2
Property crime118n/a (estimate)1,9982,8542,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Charleston, MO. All reported Charleston, 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 Charleston, MO overall crime rate is 16% lower than in comparison to the Missouri average; and is also 2% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Charleston, MO, the rate is 63% higher than compared to the Missouri average, and 118% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Charleston, MO comes in at 30% lower than to the average seen in Missouri, and 20% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.7 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Charleston, MO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Missouri as well as national figures. In Charleston, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.19 times less than the Missouri average and 1.02 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Charleston, MO are 1.63 times more than the Missouri average and 2.18 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Charleston, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the Missouri average and 1.24 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Charleston (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Charleston, MO compared to other areas of Missouri, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Charleston, MO safer than 12% when compared to other Missouri cities, and 9% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Missouri, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Charleston, MO. At this time, Charleston, MO sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charleston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 1 in 124
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 36
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Charleston, MO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Charleston, MO, you have a 1 in 124 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 51. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston, MO is 1 in 36.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Charleston, 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 Charleston, MO has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Charleston, MO has decreased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Charleston, MO has decreased by 17% with regards to total crimes year over year.

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bertrand, MO90801,2501,250
Mounds, IL1,2252161,1171,332
East Prairie, MO3,1913752,1542,529
Matthews, MO7453162,2152,532
Wickliffe, KY6253002,9823,281
Charleston, MO5,9058131,9982,811

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Plymouth, PA5,9053632,0902,453
South Gate Ridge, FL5,9063792,3102,689
Yaphank, NY5,9062991,2621,561
Fowler, CA5,9087492,1972,946
Bliss Corner, MA5,9083811,6472,028
Charleston, MO5,9058131,9982,811
Source: The Charleston, 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.