Reported Annual Crime In Poplar Bluff

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoplar Bluff/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,414n/a (estimate)8,1793,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoplar Bluff/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.88.34.9
Rape14n/a81.042.038.6
Robbery26n/a150.4104.8101.9
Assault54n/a312.3342.4237.8
Violent crime95n/a (estimate)549497373
Burglary246n/a1,422.9559.0491.4
Theft1,006n/a5,818.72,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft67n/a387.5279.4220.2
Property crime1,319n/a (estimate)7,6292,8542,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Poplar Bluff, MO. All reported Poplar Bluff, MO crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Poplar Bluff, MO overall crime rate is 144% higher than in comparison to the Missouri average; and is also 186% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Poplar Bluff, MO, the rate is 10% higher than compared to the Missouri average, and 47% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Poplar Bluff, MO comes in at 167% higher than to the average seen in Missouri, and 207% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Poplar Bluff is 186% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.41 daily crimes that occur in Poplar Bluff.
  • Poplar Bluff is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Poplar Bluff you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Poplar Bluff has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Poplar Bluff (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Poplar Bluff, MO on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Missouri. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Poplar Bluff, MO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Missouri state wide, are 2.44 times more than the state average and 2.86 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Poplar Bluff, MO on a daily bases are 1.10 times more than than Missouri average and 1.47 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Poplar Bluff, MO are 2.67 times more than the daily state average and 3.07 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Poplar Bluff (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Poplar Bluff, MO compared to every other city in Missouri as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Poplar Bluff, MO ranks safer than 10% of every city located within Missouri along with 8% 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 Poplar Bluff, MO. As a result, Poplar Bluff, MO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Poplar Bluff

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Poplar Bluff is 1 in 182
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Poplar Bluff is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Poplar Bluff is 1 in 13
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Poplar Bluff, 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 Poplar Bluff, MO, then there is a 1 in 182 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 14. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 13 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Year Over Year Crime In Poplar Bluff (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Poplar Bluff, 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 Poplar Bluff, MO has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Poplar Bluff, MO has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Poplar Bluff, MO has decreased by 10% year over year.

Poplar Bluff police department

ItemPoplar BluffMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5812,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.13.3
There are a total of 58 Poplar Bluff police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.6% less than the Missouri average and 3.4% 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
Puxico, MO7962302,1892,419
Oxly, MO805863,3673,953
Fairdealing, MO9027034,0364,739
Fisk, MO4597894,5335,322
Naylor, MO6797934,5545,348
Poplar Bluff, MO17,1905497,6298,179

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oak Grove, OR17,2022502,8293,079
Anoka, MN17,2022083,6463,854
Four Corners, OR17,2023654,1364,501
Farmington, MO17,2135953,4824,077
Horizon West, FL17,2222591,5761,834
Poplar Bluff, MO17,1905497,6298,179
Source: The Poplar Bluff, 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.