High Ridge, MO
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High Ridge, MO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 High Ridge is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 High Ridge is 1 in 49. Based on FBI crime data, High Ridge is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, High Ridge has a crime rate that is higher than 55% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in High Ridge 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 High Ridge; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 243. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that High Ridge's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes High Ridge 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 High Ridge is one in 61.

High Ridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

High Ridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

72

90

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.12

16.47

20.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
High Ridge 4.12
Missouri 4.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 243

in High Ridge

1 in 201

in Missouri

High Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,372
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
High Ridge 16.47
Missouri 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in High Ridge

1 in 35

in Missouri

High Ridge Property CRIMES

Population: 4,372
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

High Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
High Ridge 24
Missouri 35