Wentzville, MO
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Wentzville, MO crime analytics


Wentzville has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wentzville is 1 in 68. How does Wentzville fare compared to other communities in Missouri of all population sizes? Wentzville's crime rate is lower than approximately 60% of Missouri communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wentzville'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 Wentzville is one in 913.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Wentzville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Wentzville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

Wentzville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

481

520

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

13.51

14.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wentzville 1.10
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 913

in Wentzville

1 in 201

in Missouri
Wentzville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 35,603
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 8 6 24
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.22 0.17 0.67
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
Wentzville 13.51
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Wentzville

1 in 35

in Missouri
Wentzville Property CRIMES
Population: 35,603
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 431 8
Rate per 1,000 1.18 12.11 0.22
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

Wentzville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wentzville 26
Missouri 35