Monroe City, MO
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Monroe City, MO crime analytics

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Monroe City is safer than 62% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Missouri, only on the order of 32% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Monroe City. If you live in Monroe City, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 84. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Monroe City compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Monroe City with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Monroe City's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Monroe City 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 Monroe City.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Monroe City has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Monroe City's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Monroe City; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Monroe City Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Monroe City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Monroe City 0.00
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Monroe City

1 in 201

in Missouri
Population: 2,446
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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)

Monroe City 11.86
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Monroe City

1 in 35

in Missouri
Monroe City Property CRIMES
Population: 2,446
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 19 2
Rate per 1,000 3.27 7.77 0.82
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

Monroe City Crimes Per Square Mile

Monroe City 9
Missouri 35

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