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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalden/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)2,0803,1492,580
Murder2n/a50.79.95.0
Rape0n/a0.047.542.6
Robbery4n/a101.484.886.2
Assault19n/a481.9359.8246.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)634502381
Burglary21n/a532.6444.9376.0
Theft31n/a786.21,878.81,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a126.8323.4228.9
Property crime57n/a (estimate)1,4462,6472,200

Key findings

  • Malden crime rates are 19% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malden are 67% higher than the national average
  • In Malden you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malden is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malden has decreased by 37%

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      Daily Crime In Malden (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Malden on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Missouri and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Malden (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Missouri, are 1.51 times less than the state average and 1.24 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Malden on a daily basis are 1.26 times more than than Missouri average and 1.67 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Malden are 1.83 times less than the daily state average and 1.52 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Malden (higher is better)

      Is Malden safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Missouri as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Malden to other cities in the state and across the country, Malden is 18% safer than other cities of Missouri and 16% safer than other cities in the nation. Malden has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malden is 1 in 158
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malden is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malden is 1 in 49
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Malden? If you reside in Malden, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 158. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 70 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Malden, is 1 in 49.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Malden is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Malden has decreased by 46% and the rate of property crime in Malden has decreased by 32%. The total crime rate in Malden has decreased by 37% year to year.

      Malden police department

      ItemMaldenMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1612,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.73.73.3
      There are a total of 16 Malden police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.1% greater than the Missouri average and 14.8% greater 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
      Risco, MO4020317317
      Clarkton, MO1,28384421505
      Gideon, MO1,0752038121,015
      Bernie, MO2,10501,1031,103
      Piggott, AR3,6741681,1471,315
      Campbell, MO2,1225388611,399
      Portageville, MO3,1313971,8882,286
      Malden, MO4,1596341,4462,080

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Orab, OH4,1592302,9843,214
      Mount Hermon, VA4,1591701,4131,582
      Clarkdale, AZ4,159921,0531,145
      El Verano, CA4,1612581,3741,632
      Leisure Village, NJ4,1612091,4141,623
      Malden, MO4,1596341,4462,080
      Source: The Malden, 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.