Gladstone, MO
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The crime rate in Gladstone is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Gladstone is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Gladstone is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Gladstone has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Gladstone to other communities of similar population, then Gladstone crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Gladstone 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 Gladstone 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 Gladstone.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Gladstone's violent crime rate is 1 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 Gladstone is one in 689.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Gladstone's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Gladstone 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 Gladstone is one in 34.

Importantly, we found that Gladstone 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 Gladstone is one in 295.

Gladstone Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Gladstone Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

790

829

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

29.41

30.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gladstone 1.45
Missouri 4.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 689

in Gladstone

1 in 201

in Missouri

Gladstone VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,861
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 9 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.34 0.74

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
Gladstone 29.41
Missouri 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Gladstone

1 in 35

in Missouri

Gladstone Property CRIMES

Population: 26,861
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 146 553 91
Rate per 1,000 5.44 20.59 3.39

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

Gladstone Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gladstone 103
Missouri 35