Reported Annual Crime In Mount Vernon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime159n/a (estimate)3,5423,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a22.38.34.9
Rape0n/a0.042.038.6
Robbery1n/a22.3104.8101.9
Assault2n/a44.6342.4237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)89497373
Burglary16n/a356.4559.0491.4
Theft132n/a2,940.52,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a155.9279.4220.2
Property crime155n/a (estimate)3,4532,8542,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Mount Vernon, MO. The total number of reported crimes in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, MO crime rate is 6% higher than the Missouri average and is 24% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Mount Vernon, MO has a violent crime rate that is 82% lower than the Missouri average and 76% lower than the national average. For property crime, Mount Vernon, MO is 21% higher than the Missouri average and 39% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.7 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has increased by 52%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Mount Vernon, MO per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national scale. In Mount Vernon, MO the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.06 times more than the Missouri average and 1.24 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Mount Vernon, MO is 5.58 times less than the Missouri average and 4.18 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Mount Vernon, MO has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.21 times more than the Missouri average and 1.39 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Mount Vernon (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Mount Vernon, MO in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Missouri as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Mount Vernon, MO to other cities in the state and across the country, Mount Vernon, MO is 49% safer than other cities of Missouri and 45% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Missouri cities and all around the United States, Mount Vernon, MO has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Mount Vernon, MO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 1123
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mount Vernon, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mount Vernon, MO you have a 1 in 1123 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Vernon, MO.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Mount Vernon, 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. Mount Vernon, MO has decreased by 82% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 88% year over year. Total crimes for Mount Vernon, MO has increased by 52% in the same time frame.

Mount Vernon police department

ItemMount VernonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1112,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.13.3
There are a total of 11 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.8% less than the Missouri average and 26.6% 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
Miller, MO6647334401,173
Verona, MO63001,6691,669
Crane, MO1,8281462,1112,256
Pierce City, MO1,2833162,6092,925
Billings, MO9379252,4053,330
Mount Vernon, MO4,539893,4533,542

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Forestbrook, SC4,5392731,7862,059
Goulding, FL4,5394802,9233,403
North Westport, MA4,5402781,2011,479
Battlement Mesa, CO4,5402131,7551,969
New Castle, CO4,5382021,6641,866
Mount Vernon, MO4,539893,4533,542
Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.