Reported Annual Crime In Lamar

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime149n/a (estimate)3,3853,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape2n/a45.442.038.6
Robbery1n/a22.7104.8101.9
Assault2n/a45.4342.4237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)114497373
Burglary36n/a817.8559.0491.4
Theft107n/a2,430.72,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a22.7279.4220.2
Property crime144n/a (estimate)3,2712,8542,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lamar, 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 1% higher than the average of crimes committed in Missouri. It is also 18% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lamar, MO shows a crime rate that is 77% lower than the Missouri average. The crime rate is also 70% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lamar, MO is shown to be 15% higher than the Missouri average and 32% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lamar is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.27 daily crimes that occur in Lamar.
  • Lamar is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lamar has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Lamar (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lamar, MO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Missouri as well as national figures. In Lamar, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times more than the Missouri average and 1.18 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lamar, MO are 4.38 times less than the Missouri average and 3.28 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lamar, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.15 times more than the Missouri average and 1.32 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lamar (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lamar, MO compared to every other city in Missouri as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lamar, MO ranks safer than 49% of every city located within Missouri along with 45% 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 Lamar, MO. As a result, Lamar, MO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 1 in 881
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 30
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lamar, 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 Lamar, MO, you have a 1 in 881 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 31. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar, MO is 1 in 30.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lamar, MO is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lamar, MO has decreased by 63%, the amount of property crime in Lamar, MO has decreased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Lamar, MO has decreased by 24% year to year.

Lamar police department

ItemLamarMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1012,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.13.3
There are a total of 10 Lamar police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.3% less than the Missouri average and 32.2% 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
Liberal, MO7440138138
Jasper, MO9975451,4161,961
Milford, MO254442,5472,990
Lamar Heights, MO1826423,6884,331
Jerico Springs, MO2237624,3775,139
Lamar, MO4,4991143,2713,385

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hartwell, GA4,4997576,6797,435
Wahoo, NE4,500671,0951,162
Gardnertown, NY4,4982601,0981,358
Penitas, TX4,4987662,9803,746
Hayfield, VA4,50151485536
Lamar, MO4,4991143,2713,385
Source: The Lamar, 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.