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Wildwood, MO crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Wildwood is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Missouri, only on the order of 34% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Wildwood. If you live in Wildwood, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 131. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 43.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wildwood'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 Wildwood is one in 1007.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Wildwood; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 7 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Wildwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Wildwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

35

235

270

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.99

6.67

7.66

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.99
5.35
National Median: 4
    Wildwood
    Missouri

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,007

in Wildwood

1 in 187

in Missouri

Wildwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,255
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.67
23.78
National Median: 19
    Wildwood
    Missouri

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 150

in Wildwood

1 in 42

in Missouri

Wildwood Property CRIMES

Population: 35,255
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Wildwood Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
4
31
National Median: 26.8
    Wildwood
    Missouri