Reported Annual Crime In Jackson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime215n/a (estimate)1,4103,3642,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.85.3
Rape2n/a13.144.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.0103.998.0
Assault24n/a157.4372.0248.9
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)170530383
Burglary29n/a190.1492.0430.4
Theft153n/a1,003.22,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a45.9325.9237.4
Property crime189n/a (estimate)1,2392,8342,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Jackson, MO is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 58% lower than the average of crimes committed in Missouri. It is also 49% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Jackson, MO shows a crime rate that is 68% lower than the Missouri average. The crime rate is also 55% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Jackson, MO is shown to be 56% lower than the Missouri average and 48% lower than the national average.
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The Jackson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jackson 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 Jackson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jackson is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.86 daily crimes that occur in Jackson.
  • Jackson is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jackson has decreased by 35%.

Compare Jackson, MO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Jackson, MO per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Missouri and on a national level. In Jackson, MO the total number of daily crimes is 2.39 times less than the Missouri average and 1.95 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Jackson, MO is 3.11 times less than the Missouri average and 2.25 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Jackson, MO has a daily crime rate that is 2.29 times less than the Missouri average and 1.91 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Jackson (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Jackson, 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 Jackson, MO to other cities in the state and across the country, Jackson, MO is 66% safer than other cities of Missouri and 65% 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, Jackson, MO has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jackson, MO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 587
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 71
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jackson, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jackson, MO you have a 1 in 587 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 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jackson, MO.

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

Determining whether Jackson, MO is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Jackson, MO has decreased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 37% year over year. Total crimes for Jackson, MO has decreased by 35% in the same time frame.

Jackson police department

ItemJacksonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3112,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.73.3
There are a total of 31 Jackson police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% less than the Missouri average and 31.7% 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
Delta, MO3200227227
Chaffee, MO2,9452661,4241,690
Gordonville, MO4093611,9322,293
Scott City, MO4,5243571,9642,321
Kelso, MO5854852,5943,080
East Cape Girardeau, IL6706953,1823,877
McClure, IL4177063,2363,943
Jackson, MO14,6411701,2391,410

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Warsaw, IN14,6404984,1284,626
Auburndale, FL14,6382203,1573,377
Hopatcong, NJ14,63377498575
Lebanon, MO14,6522994,9325,231
Hammonton, NJ14,6301181,2321,350
Jackson, MO14,6411701,2391,410
Source: The Jackson, 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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