Reported Annual Crime In Clayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)1,9163,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape2n/a12.642.038.6
Robbery3n/a18.9104.8101.9
Assault18n/a113.4342.4237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)145497373
Burglary24n/a151.2559.0491.4
Theft239n/a1,506.22,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a113.4279.4220.2
Property crime281n/a (estimate)1,7712,8542,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Clayton, MO for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Clayton, MO is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Clayton, MO crime rates are 43% lower than in comparison to the Missouri mean and are 33% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Clayton, MO has a rate that is 71% lower than the Missouri average; compared to the United States, it is 61% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Clayton, MO is 38% lower than its state's mean, and 29% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clayton is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.25 daily crimes that occur in Clayton.
  • Clayton is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clayton has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Clayton, MO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Missouri as well as national figures. In Clayton, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.75 times less than the Missouri average and 1.49 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Clayton, MO are 3.43 times less than the Missouri average and 2.57 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Clayton, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.61 times less than the Missouri average and 1.40 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Clayton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Missouri and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Clayton, MO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Clayton, MO has been ranked safer than 62% of other cities in the state of Missouri. In addition, Clayton, MO is safer than 61% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Missouri and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Clayton, MO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Clayton, MO is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 690
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 53
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Clayton, MO? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Clayton, MO your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 690. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 57 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Clayton, MO is 1 in 53.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Clayton, 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 Clayton, MO has increased by 65%, while the property crime rate in Clayton, MO has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Clayton, MO has increased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Clayton police department

ItemClaytonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6112,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.13.3
There are a total of 61 Clayton police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% less than the Missouri average and 17% greater 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
Oakland, MO1,37773145218
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63878448526
Millstadt, IL3,95577614691
Warson Woods, MO1,865153613767
Byrnes Mill, MO2,795211562773
Clayton, MO15,9121451,7711,916

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Groves, TX15,9115752,6433,217
Seven Oaks, SC15,9064983,2553,753
Pearl River, NY15,9012088791,087
Albemarle, NC15,9245004,3014,801
Wilkinsburg, PA15,8944372,5182,955
Clayton, MO15,9121451,7711,916
Source: The Clayton, 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.