Oak Grove, MO
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The crime rate in Oak Grove is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Oak Grove is 1 in 49. Based on FBI crime data, Oak Grove is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Oak Grove has a crime rate that is higher than 54% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Oak Grove compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Oak Grove with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Oak Grove'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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove.

For Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1587, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Oak Grove's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove is one in 51.

Oak Grove Crime Data

 
Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Oak Grove Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

156

161

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.63

19.65

20.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Grove 0.63
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,587

in Oak Grove

1 in 201

in Missouri
Oak Grove VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,937
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.13 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
Oak Grove 19.65
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Oak Grove

1 in 35

in Missouri
Oak Grove Property CRIMES
Population: 7,937
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 123 12
Rate per 1,000 2.65 15.50 1.51
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

Oak Grove Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oak Grove 26
Missouri 35