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55%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
53%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
56%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdrian/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)1,0382,8282,324
Murder0n/a0.010.16.3
Rape0n/a0.048.940.0
Robbery0n/a0.054.866.1
Assault3n/a173.0374.2268.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)173488370
Burglary1n/a57.7295.8269.8
Theft12n/a692.01,557.21,401.9
Vehicle theft2n/a115.3487.1282.7
Property crime15n/a (estimate)8652,3401,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Adrian, MO

Crime is typically categorized into two main types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. Based on the most recent report, the Adrian crime rate is lower than the national average by 55.3%. Specifically, there were 3 violent crimes in Adrian, equivalent to 173 per 100,000 individuals, lower than the national average by 53.2%. Furthermore, Adrian recorded 15 property crimes, amounting to 865 per 100,000 residents, which was lower than the average by 55.7%.

During the most recently reported crime year, Adrian experienced a total of 0 reported murders. This statistic paints it as a beacon of security when it comes to severe violent crimes. Such an achievement not only instills a profound sense of security for its residents but also sets a high standard for other communities striving to create similarly secure environments. It underscores the area as a place where safety is a top priority, enhancing its appeal as a desirable location to live and thrive.

Is Adrian a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Adrian, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Adrian presents a total crime rate that is 55% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Adrian experiences an average of 0.05 daily crimes, comprising 0.01 violent incidents and 0.04 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Has Crime in Adrian Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows us to analyze short-term trends in crime activity. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, we can identify patterns and shifts in Adrian crime rates. This information can be invaluable for residents looking to make informed decisions on where to live. When comparing the most recent year to the previous year, total crime in Adrian has decreased by 18.2% year over year. Violent crime has increased by 50% and property crime has decreased by 25%.

Potential Causes for Crime in Adrian

If employment opportunities are limited or if many jobs offer low wages, it can lead to higher rates of unemployment and underemployment, which could lead to an increase in Adrian crime rates. Areas where individuals struggle with unemployment or low wages, may be more susceptible to an increase in criminal activities as a result of financial insecurity. While lower rates of unemployment or a surplus of job opportunities could lead to a decrease in crime as their basic needs are being met. Adrian has an unemployment rate of 4.5%, compared to a national average of 4.7%.

High cost of living can lead to economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When people struggle to make ends meet due to high housing costs, healthcare expenses, or other basic necessities, they may be more inclined to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. On the flipside, cities that have a lower cost of living, could see a reduced crime rate. In Adrian, the cost of living is 18.91% lower than the national average.

High rent costs can create economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When a significant portion of one's income is spent on housing, there may be less money available for other essential needs such as food, healthcare and education. Economic stress can contribute to desperation and potentially lead individuals to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Average rent rates in Adrian are $670, compared to a national average of $949 per month.

Adrian crime map



The Adrian crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Adrian as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Adrian crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Adrian crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Adrian crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Adrian are 53% lower than the national average
      • In Adrian you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Adrian is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Adrian has decreased by 25%

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        Daily Crime In Adrian (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Adrian

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Adrian is 1 in 579
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Adrian is 1 in 116
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Adrian is 1 in 97

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

        Adrian police department

        Item Adrian Missouri National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)312,115558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.73.3
        There are a total of 3 Adrian police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.1% less than the Missouri average and 45% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Missouri

        State Total offenders Missouri /100K National /100K
        Missouri19,657344266
        There are a total of 19,657 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

        Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Archie, MO1,2252211,0601,281
        Garden City, MO1,5062271,0881,315
        Drexel, MO8855912,8323,423
        Passaic, MO426383,0583,696
        Butler, MO4,1251,3852,6504,034
        Amsterdam, MO2007093,4014,110
        Merwin, MO577753,7174,493
        Adrian, MO2,0581738651,038

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        Adrian, MO2,0581738651,038
        Source: The Adrian, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.