Excelsior Springs, MO Criminal and Public Records

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Disclaimer: The city of Excelsior Springs resides in these counties: Ray County, Clay County.


Excelsior Springs Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 65th
  • Violent Crimes: 68th (232nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 20th (66th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 69th (283rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 35th (102nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 61st (112th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 41st (113th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 63rd (105th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 52nd (197th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,938th
  • Violent Crimes: 613th (3,158th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 183rd (742nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 479th (3,373rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 337th (1,456th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,418th (2,023rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 659th (1,874th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,259th (1,872nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 505th (2,314th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Clay County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (5th per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 11,486
  • Households: 4,202
  • Median Income: $50,051
  • Land Area: 10.41 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.019 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

Excelsior Springs, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 3 8
Agg. Assault 16 7
Robbery 5 5
Burglary 71 69
Vehicle Thefts 24 11
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Excelsior Springs, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 8
Aggravated Assault 7
Robbery 5

Property Crimes in Excelsior Springs, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 69
Larceny 285
Motor Vehicle Theft 11
Arson 0

Violent Crimes in Excelsior Springs, MO

Year Violent Crimes
2006 65
2007 69
2008 64
2009 62
2010 43
2011 47
2012 29
2013 24
2014 25
2015 20

Arson in Excelsior Springs, MO

Year Arson
2006 2
2007 3
2008 7
2009 2
2010 1
2011 0
2012 2
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Missouri Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Excelsior Springs, MO included 20 violent crimes and 365 property crimes. The 20 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 7 aggravated assaults, 8 forcible rapes, and 5 robberies. The 365 property crimes included: 11 motor vehicle thefts, 69 burglaries, 0 counts of arson, and 285 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Excelsior Springs, MO which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26856 30261
Murder 403 502
Rape 4085 4407
Agg. Assault 18482 20830
Robbery 5592 6376
Property Crimes 176237 173642
Burglary 35258 34006
Larceny 124622 122637
Vehicle Thefts 16357 16999
Arson 0 0

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Violent Crimes in the state of Missouri

Year Violent Crimes
2006 31880
2007 29682
2008 29819
2009 29444
2010 27252
2011 26889
2012 27155
2013 26197
2014 26856
2015 30261

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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