Crestwood, MO
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The crime rate in Crestwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Crestwood is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Crestwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Crestwood has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Crestwood to other communities of similar population, then Crestwood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Crestwood does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

For Crestwood, 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 Crestwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 997, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Crestwood's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Crestwood 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 Crestwood is one in 38.

Crestwood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Crestwood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

319

331

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.00

26.66

27.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Crestwood 1.00
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 997

in Crestwood

1 in 201

in Missouri
Crestwood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,966
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 5 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.42 0.42
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
Crestwood 26.66
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Crestwood

1 in 35

in Missouri
Crestwood Property CRIMES
Population: 11,966
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 18 290 11
Rate per 1,000 1.50 24.24 0.92
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

Crestwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Crestwood 92
Missouri 35