Warrenton, MO
Crime Rates


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Warrenton, MO crime analytics

With a crime rate of 59 per one thousand residents, Warrenton has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Missouri, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Warrenton.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 8,106, Warrenton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Warrenton does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Warrenton.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Warrenton 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 Warrenton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 219. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Warrenton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Warrenton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 54 per one thousand population.

Warrenton Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Warrenton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Warrenton 4.56
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 219

in Warrenton

1 in 201

in Missouri
Population: 8,106
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 4 23
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.23 0.49 2.84
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)

Warrenton 54.28
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Warrenton

1 in 35

in Missouri
Warrenton Property CRIMES
Population: 8,106
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 393 7
Rate per 1,000 4.93 48.48 0.86
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

Warrenton Crimes Per Square Mile

Warrenton 56
Missouri 35

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