Reported Annual Crime In Festus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFestus/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime315n/a (estimate)2,6353,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFestus/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.48.34.9
Rape3n/a25.142.038.6
Robbery5n/a41.8104.8101.9
Assault64n/a535.4342.4237.8
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)611497373
Burglary34n/a284.4559.0491.4
Theft194n/a1,623.02,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a117.1279.4220.2
Property crime242n/a (estimate)2,0252,8542,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Festus, MO for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Festus, 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 Festus, MO crime rates are 21% lower than in comparison to the Missouri mean and are 8% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Festus, MO has a rate that is 23% higher than the Missouri average; compared to the United States, it is 64% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Festus, MO is 29% lower than its state's mean, and 19% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Festus is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.22 daily crimes that occur in Festus.
  • Festus is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Festus you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Festus has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Festus (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Festus, MO on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Missouri. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Festus, MO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Missouri state wide, are 1.27 times less than the state average and 1.09 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Festus, MO on a daily bases are 1.23 times more than than Missouri average and 1.64 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Festus, MO are 1.41 times less than the daily state average and 1.23 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Festus (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Missouri and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Festus, MO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Festus, MO has been ranked safer than 22% of other cities in the state of Missouri. In addition, Festus, MO is safer than 18% 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 Festus, MO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Festus, MO is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Festus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Festus is 1 in 164
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Festus is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Festus is 1 in 38
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Festus, 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 Festus, MO, you have a 1 in 164 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 50. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Festus, MO is 1 in 38.

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

A good indicator of whether Festus, 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 Festus, MO has increased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Festus, MO has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Festus, MO has increased by 3% year over year.

Festus police department

ItemFestusMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3512,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.13.3
There are a total of 35 Festus police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.9% less than the Missouri average and 8.1% 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
Waterloo, IL10,10210284293
LaBarque Creek, MO1,75870401470
Valmeyer, IL1,4070793793
Cedar Hill, MO1,7582041,1721,376
Horine, MO1,5662361,3571,593
Festus, MO11,7406112,0252,635

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Douglas, GA11,7386696,4287,097
Seven Hills, OH11,73534514548
Rogers, MN11,747711,6061,677
Hudson, FL11,7305103,1033,612
Martinsville, IN11,7564633,1003,564
Festus, MO11,7406112,0252,635
Source: The Festus, 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.