Reported Annual Crime In Liberty

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 peopleLiberty/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime615n/a (estimate)1,9943,3642,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLiberty/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.85.3
Rape13n/a42.144.641.7
Robbery11n/a35.7103.998.0
Assault48n/a155.6372.0248.9
Violent crime72n/a (estimate)233530394
Burglary61n/a197.7492.0430.4
Theft408n/a1,322.52,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft74n/a239.9325.9237.4
Property crime543n/a (estimate)1,7602,8342,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Liberty, MO is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Liberty, MO. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Liberty, MO averages 41% lower than the rest of Missouri while the rate of crime on a national scale is 28% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Liberty, MO is 56% lower than the average rate of crime in Missouri and 41% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 38% lower than the remainder of the state of Missouri and 25% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Liberty, MO area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Liberty is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.46 daily crimes that occur in Liberty.
  • Liberty is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Liberty you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Liberty has decreased by 7%.

Compare Liberty, MO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Liberty (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Liberty, 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 Liberty, MO total amount of daily offenses is 1.69 times less than the Missouri average and 1.38 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Liberty, MO is 2.27 times less than the Missouri average, and it is 1.69 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Liberty, MO has a daily crime figure that is 1.61 times less than the Missouri average and 1.34 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Liberty (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Liberty, MO compared to other areas of Missouri, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Liberty, MO safer than 53% when compared to other Missouri cities, and 50% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Missouri, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Liberty, MO. At this time, Liberty, MO sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Liberty

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Liberty is 1 in 429
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Liberty is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Liberty is 1 in 51
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Liberty, 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 Liberty, MO, you have a 1 in 429 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 57. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Liberty, MO is 1 in 51.

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

Determining whether Liberty, 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. Liberty, MO has increased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Liberty, MO has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

Liberty police department

ItemLibertyMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5512,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.73.3
There are a total of 55 Liberty police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.2% less than the Missouri average and 42.9% 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
Fairway, KS3,96450577627
Crystal Lakes, MO3310870870
Weatherby Lake, MO1,900519711,022
Westwood Hills, KS4141671,1321,298
Oakwood, MO1572141,1451,359
Smithville, MO9,069931,2971,390
Lake Waukomis, MO97301,4191,419
Liberty, MO30,2392331,7601,994

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Los Altos, CA30,238321,0421,074
Sherwood, AR30,2515554,2594,813
Santa Paula, CA30,2833381,4231,761
North Royalton, OH30,3021961,5911,787
Madison Heights, MI30,1681661,6911,857
Liberty, MO30,2392331,7601,994
Source: The Liberty, 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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