Reported Annual Crime In Union

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime577n/a (estimate)5,2023,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.85.3
Rape1n/a9.041.940.4
Robbery2n/a18.0107.8102.8
Assault46n/a414.7360.8248.5
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)442519386
Burglary44n/a396.7520.4468.9
Theft449n/a4,048.01,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft35n/a315.5300.3236.9
Property crime528n/a (estimate)4,7602,7992,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Union, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Union, 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 Union, MO is 57% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 83% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Union, MO has 15% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 14% higher than the national average. In property crime, Union, MO is 70% higher than the average of Missouri and is 94% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marthasville, MO1,4160952952
New Haven, MO2,0632381,0971,335
Defiance, MO1472101,1311,340
Villa Ridge, MO2,6302301,2391,469
Gray Summit, MO3,3002781,4981,776
Pacific, MO6,0471391,8632,002
Augusta, MO2894692,5282,996
Union, MO10,5174424,7605,202

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Union is 83% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.25 daily crimes that occur in Union.
  • Union is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Union you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Union has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Union (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Union, MO per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national level. In Union, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.57 times more than the Missouri average and 1.83 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Union, MO is 1.18 times less than the Missouri average and 1.14 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Union, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.70 times more than the Missouri average and 1.94 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Union (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Union, 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 Union, MO to other cities in the state and across the country, Union, MO is 19% safer than other cities of Missouri and 16% 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, Union, MO has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Union, MO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union is 1 in 227
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Union is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Union, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Union, MO you have a 1 in 227 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 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Union, MO.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Union, MO is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Union, MO has increased by 21% and the rate of property crime in Union, MO has increased by 13%. The total crime rate in Union, MO has increased by 14% year to year.

Union police department

ItemUnionMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2312,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.13.3
There are a total of 23 Union police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.8% less than the Missouri average and 31.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lincoln Park, NJ10,51539726765
Little Chute, WI10,5203192,0172,337
Doraville, GA10,5134365,2145,650
Gulf Shores, AL10,5233445,7236,067
Pike Creek Valley, DE10,5094112,2352,647
Union, MO10,5174424,7605,202
Source: The Union, 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.