Reported Annual Crime In Maryland Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaryland Heights/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime610n/a (estimate)2,2273,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaryland Heights/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.78.34.9
Rape17n/a62.142.038.6
Robbery10n/a36.5104.8101.9
Assault24n/a87.6342.4237.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)190497373
Burglary51n/a186.2559.0491.4
Theft472n/a1,723.32,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft35n/a127.8279.4220.2
Property crime558n/a (estimate)2,0372,8542,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Maryland Heights, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Maryland Heights, MO, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Maryland Heights, MO is 34% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 22% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Maryland Heights, MO has 62% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 49% lower than the national average. In property crime, Maryland Heights, MO is 29% lower than the average of Missouri and is 18% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Maryland Heights is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.1 daily crimes that occur in Maryland Heights.
  • Maryland Heights is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Maryland Heights you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Maryland Heights has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Maryland Heights (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Maryland Heights, MO per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national level. In Maryland Heights, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.50 times less than the Missouri average and 1.28 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Maryland Heights, MO is 2.62 times less than the Missouri average and 1.96 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Maryland Heights, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times less than the Missouri average and 1.22 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Maryland Heights (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Missouri and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Maryland Heights, MO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Maryland Heights, MO has been ranked safer than 56% of other cities in the state of Missouri. In addition, Maryland Heights, MO is safer than 52% 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 Maryland Heights, MO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Maryland Heights, MO is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Maryland Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Maryland Heights is 1 in 527
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Maryland Heights is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Maryland Heights is 1 in 45
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Maryland Heights, 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 Maryland Heights, MO, you have a 1 in 527 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 Maryland Heights, MO is 1 in 45.

Year Over Year Crime In Maryland Heights (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Maryland Heights, 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 Maryland Heights, MO has decreased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Maryland Heights, MO has increased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Maryland Heights, MO has increased by 8% year to year.

Maryland Heights police department

ItemMaryland HeightsMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9212,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.13.3
There are a total of 92 Maryland Heights police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.5% less than the Missouri average and 2.3% 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
Cottleville, MO3,49273439512
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63878448526
Warson Woods, MO1,865153613767
Ballwin, MO30,47829803832
Maryland Heights, MO27,4201902,0372,227

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Chicago, IL27,416801,2981,378
Englewood, NJ27,4352561,4851,740
Glen Ellyn, IL27,394869871,073
Benicia, CA27,4501031,8181,921
Frankfort, KY27,3893374,0974,434
Maryland Heights, MO27,4201902,0372,227
Source: The Maryland Heights, 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.