Total crime 202%
Violent crime 457%
Property crime 156%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsPenrose/100k peopleSt. Louis/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24,3747,509 (estimate)8,1113,1342,489
Violent crime5,7922,114 (estimate)1,927495379
Vehicle theft2,998n/a997.6343.3219.9
Property crime18,5825,395 (estimate)6,1832,6392,110

Key findings

  • Penrose crime rates are 202% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Penrose are 457% higher than the national average
  • In Penrose you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Penrose is safer than 45% of the cities in Missouri
  • Year over year crime in St. Louis has increased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Penrose (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Penrose

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Penrose is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penrose is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Penrose is 1 in 14

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

      St. Louis police department

      ItemPenroseSt. LouisMissouri
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,86612,115
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.93.7

      Sex offenders in Missouri

      StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
      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
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172287359
      Oakland, MO1,64969370440
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01369370440
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687
      Webster Groves, MO23,111109717826
      Warson Woods, MO1,8700831831
      Fenton, MO4,036133711844
      St. Louis, MO316,0301,9276,1838,111

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverside, CA318,6785062,9383,444
      Corpus Christi, TX320,0507943,4464,240
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      Stockton, CA301,4431,3973,9445,340
      St. Louis, MO316,0301,9276,1838,111
      Source: The Penrose, St. Louis, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.