Reported Annual Crime In Des Peres

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDes Peres/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime467n/a (estimate)5,4233,3192,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDes Peres/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.85.3
Rape0n/a0.041.940.4
Robbery3n/a34.8107.8102.8
Assault5n/a58.1360.8248.5
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)93519386
Burglary26n/a301.9520.4468.9
Theft423n/a4,912.31,978.41,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a116.1300.3236.9
Property crime459n/a (estimate)5,3302,7992,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Des Peres, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Des Peres, 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 Des Peres, MO is 63% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 91% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Des Peres, MO has 82% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 76% lower than the national average. In property crime, Des Peres, MO is 90% higher than the average of Missouri and is 118% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Des Peres is 91% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.86 daily crimes that occur in Des Peres.
  • Des Peres is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Des Peres you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Des Peres has increased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Des Peres (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Des Peres, MO is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Missouri and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Des Peres, MO are 1.63 times more than the Missouri average and 1.91 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Des Peres, MO are 5.59 times less than than Missouri and 4.16 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Des Peres, MO are 1.90 times more than than Missouri and 2.18 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Des Peres (higher is better)

How safe is Des Peres, MO compared to other cities in Missouri and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Des Peres, MO is safer than 21% of the cities in Missouri and 21% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Missouri and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Des Peres, MO. Overall, Des Peres, MO is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Des Peres

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Des Peres is 1 in 1077
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Des Peres is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Des Peres is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Des Peres, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Des Peres, MO you have a 1 in 1077 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Des Peres, MO.

Year Over Year Crime In Des Peres (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Des Peres, 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 Des Peres, MO has decreased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Des Peres, MO has increased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Des Peres, MO has increased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Des Peres police department

ItemDes PeresMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5012,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.03.73.3
There are a total of 50 Des Peres police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.8% greater than the Missouri average and 83.3% greater 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
Byrnes Mill, MO2,84769309378
Grantwood Village, MO1,01373393466
LaBarque Creek, MO1,92773393466
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63881439520
Cottleville, MO4,20539660699
Columbia, IL10,19310768778
Oakland, MO1,649145651796
Des Peres, MO8,507935,3305,423

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Tuscumbia, AL8,5064142,5562,970
Winchester, TN8,5047264,1544,880
Jerseyville, IL8,5022953,0703,365
Itasca, IL8,50223884907
Palm Beach, FL8,501461,5741,620
Des Peres, MO8,507935,3305,423
Source: The Des Peres, 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.