Reported Annual Crime In Sikeston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSikeston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime894n/a (estimate)5,4593,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSikeston/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a24.48.34.9
Rape3n/a18.342.038.6
Robbery18n/a109.9104.8101.9
Assault154n/a940.4342.4237.8
Violent crime179n/a (estimate)1,093497373
Burglary138n/a842.7559.0491.4
Theft558n/a3,407.42,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a116.0279.4220.2
Property crime715n/a (estimate)4,3662,8542,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Sikeston, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Sikeston, 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 Sikeston, MO is 63% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 91% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Sikeston, MO has 120% higher than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 193% higher than the national average. In property crime, Sikeston, MO is 53% higher than the average of Missouri and is 76% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sikeston is 91% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.96 daily crimes that occur in Sikeston.
  • Sikeston is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sikeston you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sikeston has decreased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Sikeston (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sikeston, MO is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Missouri and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sikeston, MO are 1.63 times more than the Missouri average and 1.91 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sikeston, MO are 2.20 times more than than Missouri and 2.93 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sikeston, MO are 1.53 times more than than Missouri and 1.76 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Sikeston (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Sikeston, 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 Sikeston, MO to other cities in the state and across the country, Sikeston, MO is 4% safer than other cities of Missouri and 4% 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, Sikeston, MO has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Sikeston, MO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sikeston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sikeston is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sikeston is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sikeston is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sikeston, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sikeston, MO you have a 1 in 92 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 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sikeston, MO.

Year Over Year Crime In Sikeston (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Sikeston, MO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Sikeston, MO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 34% in Sikeston, MO, while property crimes in Sikeston, MO have decreased by 30%. Crimes in total for Sikeston, MO have decreased by 30% year over year.

Sikeston police department

ItemSikestonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8012,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.94.13.3
There are a total of 80 Sikeston police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21% greater than the Missouri average and 50.1% 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
Canalou, MO3390323323
Morehouse, MO7540435435
Bertrand, MO90801,2501,250
Oran, MO1,2172251,2901,514
East Prairie, MO3,1913752,1542,529
Sikeston, MO16,6421,0934,3665,459

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Concord, MO16,6453371,9362,273
Defiance, OH16,6461563,0183,174
Suwanee, GA16,6481372,7372,874
Fairview Park, OH16,6252582,2872,545
Fairhope, AL16,6612072,7522,959
Sikeston, MO16,6421,0934,3665,459
Source: The Sikeston, 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.