Reported Annual Crime In University City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,640n/a (estimate)4,6853,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a8.68.85.3
Rape10n/a28.641.940.4
Robbery77n/a220.0107.8102.8
Assault164n/a468.5360.8248.5
Violent crime254n/a (estimate)726519386
Burglary228n/a651.4520.4468.9
Theft1,032n/a2,948.41,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft126n/a360.0300.3236.9
Property crime1,386n/a (estimate)3,9602,7992,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in University City, MO. The total number of reported crimes in University City, MO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall University City, MO crime rate is 41% higher than the Missouri average and is 65% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, University City, MO has a violent crime rate that is 40% higher than the Missouri average and 88% higher than the national average. For property crime, University City, MO is 41% higher than the Missouri average and 62% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63881439520
Millstadt, IL3,91126516542
Fairmont City, IL2,34940726767
Columbia, IL10,19310768778
Oakland, MO1,649145651796
Ballwin, MO30,43136771807
Fenton, MO4,036151817968
University City, MO35,0427263,9604,685

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in University City is 65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.84 daily crimes that occur in University City.
  • University City is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In University City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in University City has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In University City (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in University City, MO per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national level. In University City, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.41 times more than the Missouri average and 1.65 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in University City, MO is 1.40 times more than the Missouri average and 1.88 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, University City, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times more than the Missouri average and 1.62 times more than the national average.

How Safe is University City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the University City, MO area in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show University City, MO being safer than 12% of cities in Missouri and 10% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Missouri cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to University City, MO. In conclusion, University City, MO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University City is 1 in 138
The chance of being a victim of property crime in University City is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in University City is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in University City, 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 University City, MO, then there is a 1 in 138 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 26. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in University City, MO.

Year Over Year Crime In University City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in University City, MO is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in University City, MO has increased by 21%, while the property crime rate in University City, MO has increased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, University City, MO has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

University City police department

ItemUniversity CityMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9012,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.73.3
There are a total of 90 University City police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.9% less than the Missouri average and 21.9% 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
Bettendorf, IA35,0481641,2211,385
Oregon City, OR35,0571972,0152,212
Kaneohe, HI35,0652752,6682,944
Orangevale, CA35,0845413,1023,642
Peachtree City, GA34,988541,5401,594
University City, MO35,0427263,9604,685
Source: The University City, 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.