Reported Annual Crime In Kirkwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkwood/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime530n/a (estimate)1,9073,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkwood/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.85.3
Rape5n/a18.041.940.4
Robbery9n/a32.4107.8102.8
Assault15n/a54.0360.8248.5
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)104519386
Burglary41n/a147.5520.4468.9
Theft430n/a1,547.21,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft30n/a107.9300.3236.9
Property crime501n/a (estimate)1,8032,7992,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Kirkwood, MO. The total number of reported crimes in Kirkwood, MO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Kirkwood, MO crime rate is 43% lower than the Missouri average and is 33% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Kirkwood, MO has a violent crime rate that is 80% lower than the Missouri average and 73% lower than the national average. For property crime, Kirkwood, MO is 36% lower than the Missouri average and 26% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kimmswick, MO149000
Byrnes Mill, MO2,84769309378
LaBarque Creek, MO1,92773393466
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63881439520
Cottleville, MO4,20539660699
Columbia, IL10,19310768778
Oakland, MO1,649145651796
Kirkwood, MO27,6141041,8031,907

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kirkwood is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.22 daily crimes that occur in Kirkwood.
  • Kirkwood is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kirkwood you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kirkwood has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Kirkwood (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Kirkwood, MO for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Missouri as well as those across America as a whole. The Kirkwood, MO total amount of daily offenses is 1.74 times less than the Missouri average and 1.49 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Kirkwood, MO is 4.98 times less than the Missouri average, and it is 3.70 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Kirkwood, MO has a daily crime figure that is 1.55 times less than the Missouri average and 1.36 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Kirkwood (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Kirkwood, MO compared to every other city in Missouri as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Kirkwood, MO ranks safer than 67% of every city located within Missouri along with 65% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Missouri and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Kirkwood, MO. As a result, Kirkwood, MO is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kirkwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 959
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 53
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Kirkwood, MO? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Kirkwood, MO, then there is a 1 in 959 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 56. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Kirkwood, MO.

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

A good indicator of whether Kirkwood, 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 Kirkwood, MO has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Kirkwood, MO has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Kirkwood, MO has increased by 1% year over year.

Kirkwood police department

ItemKirkwoodMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6712,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.73.3
There are a total of 67 Kirkwood police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% less than the Missouri average and 25.3% 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
Garner, NC27,6253023,4833,785
Middletown, NY27,6015372,3962,933
Frankfort, KY27,5983763,9144,290
Marshalltown, IA27,6375902,9433,533
Crofton, MD27,6633731,8032,176
Kirkwood, MO27,6141041,8031,907
Source: The Kirkwood, 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.