Reported Annual Crime In Springfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15,269n/a (estimate)9,1513,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder10n/a6.08.34.9
Rape298n/a178.642.038.6
Robbery448n/a268.5104.8101.9
Assault1,506n/a902.6342.4237.8
Violent crime2,262n/a (estimate)1,356497373
Burglary1,956n/a1,172.2559.0491.4
Theft9,799n/a5,872.62,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft1,252n/a750.3279.4220.2
Property crime13,007n/a (estimate)7,7952,8542,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Springfield, MO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 173% higher than the average of crimes committed in Missouri. It is also 220% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Springfield, MO shows a crime rate that is 173% higher than the Missouri average. The crime rate is also 264% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Springfield, MO is shown to be 173% higher than the Missouri average and 213% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Springfield is 220% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 25.07 daily crimes that occur in Springfield.
  • Springfield is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Springfield you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Springfield has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Springfield (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Springfield, MO per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national level. In Springfield, MO the total number of daily crimes is 2.73 times more than the Missouri average and 3.20 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Springfield, MO is 2.73 times more than the Missouri average and 3.64 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Springfield, MO has a daily crime rate that is 2.73 times more than the Missouri average and 3.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Springfield (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Missouri and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Springfield, MO? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Springfield, MO has been ranked safer than 0% of other cities in the state of Missouri. In addition, Springfield, MO is safer than 0% 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 Springfield, MO. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Springfield, MO is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Springfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Springfield is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Springfield is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Springfield is 1 in 11
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Springfield, 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 Springfield, MO, then there is a 1 in 74 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 13. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 11 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Springfield, MO.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Springfield, 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 Springfield, MO has increased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Springfield, MO has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Springfield, MO has increased by 4% year to year.

Springfield police department

ItemSpringfieldMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)39712,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.13.3
There are a total of 397 Springfield police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.1% less than the Missouri average and 24.5% 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
Clever, MO2,185400519919
Fremont Hills, MO7872011,1531,354
Willard, MO5,395361,4191,456
Nixa, MO19,821911,4611,552
Sparta, MO1,9272321,3331,566
Springfield, MO162,3331,3567,7959,151

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cape Coral, FL161,8041171,8041,921
Sioux Falls, SD160,9644753,2993,775
Peoria, AZ160,2311661,9792,145
Pembroke Pines, FL159,9202212,1632,384
Vancouver, WA165,5543923,2473,639
Springfield, MO162,3331,3567,7959,151
Source: The Springfield, 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.