Chesterfield, MO
Crime Rates



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Chesterfield, MO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Chesterfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 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 Chesterfield is 1 in 63. Based on FBI crime data, Chesterfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Chesterfield has a crime rate that is higher than 49% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Chesterfield has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Chesterfield is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield.

For Chesterfield, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Chesterfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2166, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Chesterfield's rate for property crime is 15 per one thousand population. This makes Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield is one in 65.

Chesterfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Chesterfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

732

754

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.46

15.36

15.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chesterfield 0.46
Missouri 5.02

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,166

in Chesterfield

1 in 199

in Missouri

Chesterfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 47,644
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 2 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.04 0.36

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chesterfield 15.36
Missouri 26.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Chesterfield

1 in 38

in Missouri

Chesterfield Property CRIMES

Population: 47,644
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 654 22
Rate per 1,000 1.18 13.73 0.46

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Chesterfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chesterfield 22
Missouri 33