Reported Annual Crime In Lamar

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 peopleLamar/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime164n/a (estimate)3,8113,1492,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.95.0
Rape6n/a139.447.542.6
Robbery1n/a23.284.886.2
Assault1n/a23.2359.8246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)186502381
Burglary39n/a906.3444.9376.0
Theft116n/a2,695.81,878.81,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a23.2323.4228.9
Property crime156n/a (estimate)3,6252,6472,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lamar, 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 21% higher than the average of crimes committed in Missouri. It is also 48% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lamar, MO shows a crime rate that is 63% lower than the Missouri average. The crime rate is also 51% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lamar, MO is shown to be 37% higher than the Missouri average and 65% higher than the national average.

Lamar crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lamar is 48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.44 daily crimes that occur in Lamar.
  • Lamar is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lamar has increased by 4%.

Compare Lamar, MO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lamar (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lamar, MO per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Missouri as well as national figures. In Lamar, MO the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times more than the Missouri average and 1.48 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lamar, MO are 2.70 times less than the Missouri average and 2.05 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lamar, MO has a daily crime rate that is 1.37 times more than the Missouri average and 1.65 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lamar (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lamar, MO compared to every other city in Missouri as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lamar, MO ranks safer than 39% of every city located within Missouri along with 35% 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 Lamar, MO. As a result, Lamar, MO is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 1 in 538
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 27
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lamar, MO? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lamar, MO, you have a 1 in 538 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar, MO is 1 in 27.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lamar, MO is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lamar, MO has decreased by 27%, the amount of property crime in Lamar, MO has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Lamar, MO has increased by 4% year to year.

Lamar police department

ItemLamarMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1012,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.73.3
There are a total of 10 Lamar police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.6% less than the Missouri average and 31.8% 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
Jasper, MO9622129551,168
Jerico Springs, MO1875863,0903,676
Lamar Heights, MO1856803,5874,267
Golden City, MO5857423,9124,653
Liberal, MO7427624,0184,780
Bronaugh, MO2397744,0794,852
Sheldon, MO5067824,1214,903
Lamar, MO4,4201863,6253,811

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookfield, MO4,4203261,7942,121
Addis, LA4,4201270127
Roselawn, IN4,4202781,5841,862
Obetz, OH4,4212281,7722,000
Adamsville, AL4,4224406,6857,125
Lamar, MO4,4201863,6253,811
Source: The Lamar, 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.
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