Reported Annual Crime In Platte City

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 peoplePlatte City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)1,5923,3642,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlatte City/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.85.3
Rape0n/a0.044.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.0103.998.0
Assault1n/a20.4372.0248.9
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)20530394
Burglary8n/a163.3492.0430.4
Theft66n/a1,346.92,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a61.2325.9237.4
Property crime77n/a (estimate)1,5712,8342,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Platte City, MO. All reported Platte City, MO crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Platte City, MO overall crime rate is 53% lower than in comparison to the Missouri average; and is also 42% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Platte City, MO, the rate is 96% lower than compared to the Missouri average, and 95% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Platte City, MO comes in at 45% lower than to the average seen in Missouri, and 33% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Platte City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.36 daily crimes that occur in Platte City.
  • Platte City is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Platte City you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Platte City has decreased by 14%.

Compare Platte City, MO Crime To Other Cities

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Platte City, 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 Platte City, MO total amount of daily offenses is 2.11 times less than the Missouri average and 1.73 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Platte City, MO is 25.98 times less than the Missouri average, and it is 19.30 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Platte City, MO has a daily crime figure that is 1.80 times less than the Missouri average and 1.50 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Platte City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Platte City, MO area in comparison to other Missouri communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Platte City, MO being safer than 75% of cities in Missouri and 76% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Missouri cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Platte City, MO. In conclusion, Platte City, MO now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Platte City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Platte City is 1 in 4900
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Platte City is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Platte City is 1 in 63
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Platte City, MO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Platte City, MO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4900. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 64 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Platte City, MO is 1 in 63.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Platte City, 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 Platte City, MO has decreased by 89%, the amount of property crime in Platte City, MO has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Platte City, MO has decreased by 14% year to year.

Platte City police department

ItemPlatte CityMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1212,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.73.3
There are a total of 12 Platte City police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.7% less than the Missouri average and 22.8% 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
Weatherby Lake, MO1,900519711,022
Weston, MO1,5141691,0161,186
Oakwood, MO1572141,1451,359
Lansing, KS11,7062341,1311,365
Smithville, MO9,069931,2971,390
Lake Waukomis, MO97301,4191,419
Parkville, MO6,1241801,7351,915
Platte City, MO4,827201,5711,592

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tulia, TX4,8294492,3542,803
Ranson, WV4,8301618511,012
Omak, WA4,8242712,8303,101
Vamo, FL4,8242181,3401,557
Hampton, MD4,8301918501,042
Platte City, MO4,827201,5711,592
Source: The Platte City, 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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