Reported Annual Crime In Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime62n/a (estimate)2,6083,3642,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.85.3
Rape1n/a42.144.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.0103.998.0
Assault11n/a462.8372.0248.9
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)505530383
Burglary11n/a462.8492.0430.4
Theft34n/a1,430.42,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a210.3325.9237.4
Property crime50n/a (estimate)2,1032,8342,362

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The Canton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canton 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 Canton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Canton is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.15 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has increased by 12%.

Compare Canton, MO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Canton (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 199
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 39

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

Canton police department

ItemCantonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)512,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.73.3
There are a total of 5 Canton police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.5% less than the Missouri average and 35.1% 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
La Grange, MO919108538646
Ursa, IL6195682,6033,172
Mendon, IL9356202,8403,460
Lima, IL1216272,8723,499
Quincy, IL40,6895752,9483,523
Monticello, MO1365773,0863,664
Ewing, MO3386823,6464,328
Canton, MO2,5855052,1032,608

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Madrid, IA2,5851279241,052
Mountain View CDP, CA2,5851931,0741,267
Sandusky, MI2,5831962,4752,672
Conrad, MT2,5873932,1232,516
La Salle, CO2,588462,3222,369
Canton, MO2,5855052,1032,608
Source: The Canton, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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