Reported Annual Crime In Maryland Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaryland Heights/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime525n/a (estimate)1,9183,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaryland Heights/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.85.3
Rape17n/a62.141.940.4
Robbery18n/a65.8107.8102.8
Assault20n/a73.1360.8248.5
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)201519386
Burglary50n/a182.7520.4468.9
Theft385n/a1,406.41,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft35n/a127.9300.3236.9
Property crime470n/a (estimate)1,7172,7992,451
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 42% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 32% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Maryland Heights, MO has 61% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 48% lower than the national average. In property crime, Maryland Heights, MO is 39% lower than the average of Missouri and is 30% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63881439520
Cottleville, MO3,49239660699
Oakland, MO1,377145651796
Ballwin, MO30,47836771807
Fenton, MO4,037151817968
Warson Woods, MO1,86501,0731,073
Weldon Spring, MO5,4961699101,079
Maryland Heights, MO27,4202011,7171,918

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Maryland Heights is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.25 daily crimes that occur in Maryland Heights.
  • Maryland Heights is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Maryland Heights you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Maryland Heights has decreased by 14%.

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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 1.73 times less than the Missouri average and 1.48 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Maryland Heights, MO is 2.59 times less than the Missouri average and 1.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Maryland Heights, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times less than the Missouri average and 1.43 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 54% 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 498
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Maryland Heights is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Maryland Heights is 1 in 53
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 498 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 59. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Maryland Heights, MO is 1 in 53.

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 increased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Maryland Heights, MO has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Maryland Heights, MO has decreased by 14% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Chicago, IL27,4161241,0661,190
Englewood, NJ27,4352131,1331,346
Glen Ellyn, IL27,39492863955
Benicia, CA27,450671,9011,968
Frankfort, KY27,3893763,9144,290
Maryland Heights, MO27,4202011,7171,918
Source: The Maryland Heights, 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.