Pacific, MO
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Pacific, MO crime analytics


The crime rate in Pacific 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 Pacific is 1 in 49. Based on FBI crime data, Pacific is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, Pacific has a crime rate that is higher than 55% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pacific 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 Pacific; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 377. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Pacific experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

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

Pacific Crime Data

 

Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Pacific Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

128

147

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.65

17.87

20.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pacific 2.65
Missouri 4.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 377

in Pacific

1 in 201

in Missouri

Pacific VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,161
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 1 0 15
Rate per 1,000 0.42 0.14 0.00 2.09

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
Pacific 17.87
Missouri 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Pacific

1 in 35

in Missouri

Pacific Property CRIMES

Population: 7,161
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 99 10
Rate per 1,000 2.65 13.82 1.40

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

Pacific Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pacific 25
Missouri 35