Reported Annual Crime In Blue Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlue Springs/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,720n/a (estimate)3,1433,3642,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlue Springs/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a5.59.85.3
Rape17n/a31.144.641.7
Robbery11n/a20.1103.998.0
Assault89n/a162.6372.0248.9
Violent crime120n/a (estimate)219530383
Burglary157n/a286.9492.0430.4
Theft1,320n/a2,412.02,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft123n/a224.8325.9237.4
Property crime1,600n/a (estimate)2,9242,8342,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Blue Springs, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Blue Springs, 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 Blue Springs, MO is 7% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 14% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Blue Springs, MO has 59% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 43% lower than the national average. In property crime, Blue Springs, MO is 3% higher than the average of Missouri and is 24% higher than the national average.

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The Blue Springs crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Blue Springs as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Blue Springs crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blue Springs is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.61 daily crimes that occur in Blue Springs.
  • Blue Springs is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Blue Springs you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Blue Springs has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Blue Springs (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Blue Springs, MO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Missouri as well as national figures. In Blue Springs, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the Missouri average and 1.14 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Blue Springs, MO are 2.42 times less than the Missouri average and 1.75 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Blue Springs, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Missouri average and 1.24 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Blue Springs (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Blue Springs, 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 Blue Springs, MO to other cities in the state and across the country, Blue Springs, MO is 50% safer than other cities of Missouri and 47% 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, Blue Springs, MO has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Blue Springs, MO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blue Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blue Springs is 1 in 457
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blue Springs is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Blue Springs is 1 in 32
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Blue Springs, MO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Blue Springs, MO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 457. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 35 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Blue Springs, MO is 1 in 32.

Year Over Year Crime In Blue Springs (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Blue Springs, MO is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Blue Springs, MO has increased by 99%, while the property crime rate in Blue Springs, MO has increased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Blue Springs, MO has increased by 6% year over year.

Blue Springs police department

ItemBlue SpringsMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11712,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.73.3
There are a total of 117 Blue Springs police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.7% less than the Missouri average and 31.9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orrick, MO792000
Fleming, MO127000
Napoleon, MO225000
Camden, MO216000
Greenwood, MO5,47470384454
Lone Jack, MO1,1380594594
Lake Winnebago, MO1,21186515601
Blue Springs, MO53,6412192,9243,143

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Euless, TX53,6751522,2822,434
Wheaton, IL53,56871922994
Castle Rock, CO53,789911,6331,724
Doral, FL53,4261102,9153,025
Colton, CA53,8564442,6103,055
Blue Springs, MO53,6412192,9243,143
Source: The Blue Springs, 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.