St. Peters, MO
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The crime rate in St. Peters is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 St. Peters is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, St. Peters is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Missouri, St. Peters has a crime rate that is higher than 63% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, St. Peters has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, St. Peters 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 St. Peters 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 St. Peters.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that St. Peters's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in St. Peters is one in 581.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. Peters's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes St. Peters 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 St. Peters is one in 45.

St. Peters Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

St. Peters Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

98

1,254

1,352

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.72

22.01

23.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Peters 1.72
Missouri 4.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 581

in St. Peters

1 in 201

in Missouri

St. Peters VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 56,971
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 19 18 61
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.33 0.32 1.07

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
St. Peters 22.01
Missouri 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in St. Peters

1 in 35

in Missouri

St. Peters Property CRIMES

Population: 56,971
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 81 1,135 38
Rate per 1,000 1.42 19.92 0.67

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

St. Peters Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Peters 60
Missouri 35