Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,540n/a (estimate)3,5713,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.68.34.9
Rape14n/a32.542.038.6
Robbery42n/a97.4104.8101.9
Assault104n/a241.1342.4237.8
Violent crime162n/a (estimate)376497373
Burglary178n/a412.7559.0491.4
Theft1,153n/a2,673.52,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft47n/a109.0279.4220.2
Property crime1,378n/a (estimate)3,1952,8542,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Jefferson City, MO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 7% higher than the average of crimes committed in Missouri. It is also 25% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Jefferson City, MO shows a crime rate that is 24% lower than the Missouri average. The crime rate is also 1% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Jefferson City, MO is shown to be 12% higher than the Missouri average and 28% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson City is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.78 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson City.
  • Jefferson City is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson City you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson City has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson City (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Jefferson City, MO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national scale. In Jefferson City, MO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.07 times more than the Missouri average and 1.25 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Jefferson City, MO is 1.32 times less than the Missouri average and 1.01 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Jefferson City, MO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Missouri average and 1.28 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Jefferson City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Jefferson City, MO area in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Jefferson City, MO being safer than 29% of cities in Missouri and 27% 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 Jefferson City, MO. In conclusion, Jefferson City, MO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 267
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Jefferson City, MO? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Jefferson City, MO your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 267. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 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 Jefferson City, MO is 1 in 29.

Year Over Year Crime In Jefferson City (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Jefferson City, MO is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Jefferson City, MO has increased by 22% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Jefferson City, MO has increased by 6% in the same time frame.

Jefferson City police department

ItemJefferson CityMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12512,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.13.3
There are a total of 125 Jefferson City police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.9% less than the Missouri average and 11.9% 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
New Bloomfield, MO830147147294
Wardsville, MO1,654116668784
Holts Summit, MO3,381195669864
St. Martins, MO1,1001498571,006
Taos, MO1,1681558871,042
Jefferson City, MO43,1843763,1953,571

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Freeport, NY43,1684111,7372,148
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Haltom City, TX43,2592873,0633,349
El Centro, CA43,2683726,0576,429
Moline, IL43,0874213,0463,467
Jefferson City, MO43,1843763,1953,571
Source: The Jefferson City, 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.