Clinton, MO
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With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, Clinton has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Missouri, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Clinton.

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 8,899, Clinton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Clinton 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 Clinton.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Clinton occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Clinton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 228. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Clinton experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Clinton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Clinton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 54 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Clinton has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Clinton is one in 330.

Clinton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Clinton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

481

520

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.38

54.05

58.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Clinton 4.38
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 228

in Clinton

1 in 201

in Missouri
Clinton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,899
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 4 5 28
Rate per 1,000 0.22 0.45 0.56 3.15
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
Clinton 54.05
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in Clinton

1 in 35

in Missouri
Clinton Property CRIMES
Population: 8,899
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 127 327 27
Rate per 1,000 14.27 36.75 3.03
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

Clinton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Clinton 56
Missouri 35

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