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Total crime 103%
Violent crime 116%
Property crime 100%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKnox City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,753 (estimate)3,0742,346
Murdern/an/an/a11.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a43.338.4
Robberyn/an/an/a74.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a413.3279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)840 (estimate)543388
Burglaryn/an/an/a378.8314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,759.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a393.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,913 (estimate)2,5311,958

Key findings

  • Knox City crime rates are 103% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Knox City are 116% higher than the national average
  • In Knox City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Knox City is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Knox City has decreased by 2%

Knox City crime map

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      Daily Crime In Knox City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Knox City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Knox City is 1 in 120
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Knox City is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Knox City is 1 in 22

      Year Over Year Crime In Knox City (per 100,000 people)

      Knox City police department

      ItemKnox CityMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.73.3

      Sex offenders in Missouri

      StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
      Missouri19,657344266
      There are a total of 19,657 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rutledge, MO77000
      Edina, MO1,26690540630
      Lewistown, MO5187733,6054,378
      La Belle, MO6688213,8254,646
      Novelty, MO1828293,8654,695
      Baring, MO1438553,9874,842
      Newark, MO938704,0574,927
      Knox City, MO2438403,9134,753

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Belfry, MT2437073,1903,897
      Marklesburg, PA2435222,2022,724
      Thomaston, AL2435682,6743,243
      Crossnore, NC2435332,8313,364
      Delavan, MN2434493,4343,883
      Knox City, MO2438403,9134,753
      Source: The Knox City, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.