Reported Annual Crime In Kirkwood

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkwood/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime382n/a (estimate)1,3833,3642,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkwood/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.85.3
Rape4n/a14.544.641.7
Robbery6n/a21.7103.998.0
Assault18n/a65.2372.0248.9
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)101530383
Burglary42n/a152.1492.0430.4
Theft289n/a1,046.32,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft23n/a83.3325.9237.4
Property crime354n/a (estimate)1,2822,8342,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Kirkwood, MO. The total number of reported crimes in Kirkwood, MO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Kirkwood, MO crime rate is 59% lower than the Missouri average and is 50% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Kirkwood, MO has a violent crime rate that is 81% lower than the Missouri average and 74% lower than the national average. For property crime, Kirkwood, MO is 55% lower than the Missouri average and 46% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kirkwood is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.79 daily crimes that occur in Kirkwood.
  • Kirkwood is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kirkwood you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kirkwood has decreased by 27%.

Compare Kirkwood, MO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Kirkwood (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Kirkwood, MO for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Missouri as well as those across America as a whole. The Kirkwood, MO total amount of daily offenses is 2.43 times less than the Missouri average and 1.98 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Kirkwood, MO is 5.23 times less than the Missouri average, and it is 3.78 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Kirkwood, MO has a daily crime figure that is 2.21 times less than the Missouri average and 1.84 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Kirkwood (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Kirkwood, MO compared to every other city in Missouri as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Kirkwood, MO ranks safer than 72% of every city located within Missouri along with 73% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Missouri and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Kirkwood, MO. As a result, Kirkwood, MO is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kirkwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 987
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 73
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Kirkwood, MO? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Kirkwood, MO, then there is a 1 in 987 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 79. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 73 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Kirkwood, MO.

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

A good indicator of whether Kirkwood, 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 Kirkwood, MO has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Kirkwood, MO has decreased by 29% year over year. The number of total crimes in Kirkwood, MO has decreased by 27% year over year.

Kirkwood police department

ItemKirkwoodMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6712,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.73.3
There are a total of 67 Kirkwood police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% less than the Missouri average and 25.3% 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
Kimmswick, MO149000
Oakland, MO1,64973364436
Grantwood Village, MO1,01374398472
LaBarque Creek, MO1,92774398472
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63883445528
Byrnes Mill, MO2,84734508541
Ballwin, MO30,43140558597
Kirkwood, MO27,6141011,2821,383

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Garner, NC27,6253283,6944,022
Middletown, NY27,6013732,3832,757
Frankfort, KY27,5983573,3643,721
Marshalltown, IA27,6373892,8203,209
Crofton, MD27,6633851,7132,099
Kirkwood, MO27,6141011,2821,383
Source: The Kirkwood, 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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