Ava, MO
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The crime rate in Ava is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Ava is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Ava is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Ava has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,934, Ava has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Ava does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Ava.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Ava does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Ava.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Ava's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Ava is one in 587.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ava's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Ava a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Ava is one in 29.

Ava Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Ava Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

101

106

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.70

34.42

36.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ava 1.70
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 587

in Ava

1 in 201

in Missouri
Ava VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,934
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.70
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ava 34.42
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Ava

1 in 35

in Missouri
Ava Property CRIMES
Population: 2,934
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 83 3
Rate per 1,000 5.11 28.29 1.02
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Ava Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ava 32
Missouri 35

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