Reported Annual Crime In Richmond Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond Heights/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime568n/a (estimate)6,7093,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRichmond Heights/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.85.3
Rape1n/a11.841.940.4
Robbery9n/a106.3107.8102.8
Assault14n/a165.4360.8248.5
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)283519386
Burglary24n/a283.5520.4468.9
Theft493n/a5,823.31,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft27n/a318.9300.3236.9
Property crime544n/a (estimate)6,4262,7992,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Richmond Heights, MO for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Richmond Heights, MO is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Richmond Heights, MO crime rates are 102% higher than in comparison to the Missouri mean and are 136% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Richmond Heights, MO has a rate that is 45% lower than the Missouri average; compared to the United States, it is 27% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Richmond Heights, MO is 130% higher than its state's mean, and 162% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Byrnes Mill, MO2,79569309378
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63881439520
Millstadt, IL3,95526516542
Fairmont City, IL2,65040726767
Columbia, IL9,88910768778
Oakland, MO1,377145651796
Ballwin, MO30,47836771807
Richmond Heights, MO8,5262836,4266,709

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond Heights is 136% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.38 daily crimes that occur in Richmond Heights.
  • Richmond Heights is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond Heights you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond Heights has decreased by 2%.

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Richmond Heights, 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 Richmond Heights, MO (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Missouri state wide, are 2.02 times more than the state average and 2.36 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Richmond Heights, MO on a daily bases are 1.83 times less than than Missouri average and 1.36 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Richmond Heights, MO are 2.30 times more than the daily state average and 2.62 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Richmond Heights (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Richmond Heights, MO compared to every other city in Missouri as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Richmond Heights, MO ranks safer than 13% of every city located within Missouri along with 11% 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 Richmond Heights, MO. As a result, Richmond Heights, MO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richmond Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond Heights is 1 in 353
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richmond Heights is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Richmond Heights is 1 in 15
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Richmond Heights, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Richmond Heights, MO you have a 1 in 353 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 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Richmond Heights, MO.

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

Determining whether Richmond Heights, 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. Richmond Heights, MO has increased by 14% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Richmond Heights, MO has decreased by 2% in the same time frame.

Richmond Heights police department

ItemRichmond HeightsMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4312,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.04.13.3
There are a total of 43 Richmond Heights police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.2% greater than the Missouri average and 52.8% 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
Midland, WA8,5263634,2024,565
Clinton, SC8,5251,1664,0745,240
Chillicothe, MO8,5284111,6432,054
Bryan, OH8,5233302,8333,162
Sunset Hills, MO8,5231171,8481,965
Richmond Heights, MO8,5262836,4266,709
Source: The Richmond 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.