Webb City, MO
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Webb City, MO crime analytics


With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Webb City 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 23. Within Missouri, more than 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Webb City.

Importantly, when you compare Webb City to other communities of similar population, then Webb City crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Webb City does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Webb City's violent crime rate is 1 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 Webb City is one in 930.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Webb City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Webb City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Webb City has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Webb City is one in 360.

Webb City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Webb City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

464

476

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.07

41.56

42.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Webb City 1.07
Missouri 4.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 930

in Webb City

1 in 201

in Missouri

Webb City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,165
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.90

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
Webb City 41.56
Missouri 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Webb City

1 in 35

in Missouri

Webb City Property CRIMES

Population: 11,165
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 400 31
Rate per 1,000 2.96 35.83 2.78

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

Webb City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Webb City 55
Missouri 35