Reported Annual Crime In Lake St. Louis

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 peopleLake St. Louis/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime260n/a (estimate)1,6123,1492,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake St. Louis/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.95.0
Rape2n/a12.447.542.6
Robbery1n/a6.284.886.2
Assault9n/a55.8359.8246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)74502381
Burglary16n/a99.2444.9376.0
Theft223n/a1,382.21,878.81,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a55.8323.4228.9
Property crime248n/a (estimate)1,5372,6472,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lake St. Louis, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lake St. Louis, 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 Lake St. Louis, MO is 49% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 38% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Lake St. Louis, MO has 85% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 80% lower than the national average. In property crime, Lake St. Louis, MO is 42% lower than the average of Missouri and is 30% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake St. Louis is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.42 daily crimes that occur in Lake St. Louis.
  • Lake St. Louis is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake St. Louis you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake St. Louis has decreased by 17%.

Compare Lake St. Louis, MO Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lake St. Louis (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lake St. Louis, 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 Lake St. Louis, MO are 1.95 times less than the Missouri average and 1.60 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lake St. Louis, MO are 6.75 times less than than Missouri and 5.12 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lake St. Louis, MO are 1.72 times less than than Missouri and 1.43 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Lake St. Louis (higher is better)

      How safe is Lake St. Louis, MO compared to other cities in Missouri and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lake St. Louis, MO is safer than 72% of the cities in Missouri and 68% 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 Lake St. Louis, MO. Overall, Lake St. Louis, MO is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake St. Louis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake St. Louis is 1 in 1345
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake St. Louis is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake St. Louis is 1 in 63
      Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lake St. Louis, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lake St. Louis, MO you have a 1 in 1345 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 66 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake St. Louis, MO.

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake St. Louis (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate for Lake St. Louis, MO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lake St. Louis, MO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 18% in Lake St. Louis, MO, while property crimes in Lake St. Louis, MO have decreased by 17%. Crimes in total for Lake St. Louis, MO have decreased by 17% year over year.

      Lake St. Louis police department

      ItemLake St. LouisMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3912,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.73.3
      There are a total of 39 Lake St. Louis police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Missouri average and 18.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Old Monroe, MO201000
      Cottleville, MO4,20588265353
      Clarkson Valley, MO2,6380460460
      St. Paul, MO2,05379415494
      Ballwin, MO30,43130813842
      Winfield, MO1,7150958958
      Wright City, MO3,415159821980
      Lake St. Louis, MO15,150741,5371,612

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      River Falls, WI15,1521031,6631,765
      Winder, GA15,1483973,1253,522
      Cullman, AL15,1562074,0664,273
      North Fair Oaks, CA15,1443381,8012,139
      Gloversville, NY15,1585592,4433,001
      Lake St. Louis, MO15,150741,5371,612
      Source: The Lake St. Louis, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.