Hazelwood, MO
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The crime rate in Hazelwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Hazelwood is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Hazelwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Hazelwood has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hazelwood 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 Hazelwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 292. This equates to a rate of 3 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 Hazelwood 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.

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

Importantly, we found that Hazelwood 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 Hazelwood is one in 347.

Hazelwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Hazelwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

88

875

963

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.43

34.10

37.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hazelwood 3.43
Missouri 4.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 292

in Hazelwood

1 in 201

in Missouri

Hazelwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,661
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 2 33 49
Rate per 1,000 0.16 0.08 1.29 1.91

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
Hazelwood 34.10
Missouri 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Hazelwood

1 in 35

in Missouri

Hazelwood Property CRIMES

Population: 25,661
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 138 663 74
Rate per 1,000 5.38 25.84 2.88

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

Hazelwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hazelwood 57
Missouri 35