Kirkwood, MO
Crime Rates




Safest

Safest Kirkwood neighborhoods




Kirkwood, MO crime analytics


The crime rate in Kirkwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Kirkwood is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Kirkwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Kirkwood has a crime rate that is higher than 51% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Kirkwood has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Kirkwood is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Kirkwood, 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 Kirkwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1110, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kirkwood's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood is one in 56.

Kirkwood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Kirkwood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

499

524

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.90

17.98

18.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kirkwood 0.90
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,110

in Kirkwood

1 in 201

in Missouri
Kirkwood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,750
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 7 14
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.11 0.25 0.50
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
Kirkwood 17.98
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Kirkwood

1 in 35

in Missouri
Kirkwood Property CRIMES
Population: 27,750
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 448 13
Rate per 1,000 1.37 16.14 0.47
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

Kirkwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kirkwood 57
Missouri 35