Hillsboro, MO
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The crime rate in Hillsboro is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Hillsboro is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Hillsboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Hillsboro has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1538, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hillsboro's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro is one in 40.

Hillsboro Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Hillsboro Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

76

78

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

24.71

25.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hillsboro 0.65
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,538

in Hillsboro

1 in 201

in Missouri
Hillsboro VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,076
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.65
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
Hillsboro 24.71
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Hillsboro

1 in 35

in Missouri
Hillsboro Property CRIMES
Population: 3,076
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 60 5
Rate per 1,000 3.58 19.51 1.63
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

Hillsboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hillsboro 21
Missouri 35