New Madrid, MO Criminal and Public Records

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About New Madrid

New Madrid is located in New Madrid County, with a population of 3,011. This makes it the 176th most populous city in Missouri. It has an average income of $41,250.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 8 reported major violent crimes (0.002675 per person) and 23 reported major property crimes in New Madrid (0.00769 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in New Madrid.

Crime Rates Compared to Missouri

When it comes to major violent crimes, New Madrid has 0.002675 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.004974 violent crimes per person statewide.

New Madrid has 0.00769 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.028542 per person statewide.


New Madrid Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 176th
  • Violent Crimes: 80th (175th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 68th (142nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 187th (329th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 92nd (323rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 182nd (316th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 62nd (281st per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 5,598th
  • Violent Crimes: 625th (2,433rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 478th (1,702nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,759th (6,829th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 724th (4,821st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,526th (6,465th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 515th (2,913th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In New Madrid County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (6th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (4th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 3,011
  • Households: 1,124
  • Median Income: $41,250
  • Land Area: 4.493 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.037 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

New Madrid, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Agg. Assault 4 8
Burglary 6 4
Vehicle Thefts 1 1

Violent Crimes in New Madrid, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Aggravated Assault 8

Property Crimes in New Madrid, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 4
Larceny 18
Motor Vehicle Theft 1

Burglary in New Madrid, MO

Year Burglary
2006 9
2007 4
2008 3
2009 3
2010 2
2011 4
2012 0
2013 6
2014 6
2015 4

Property Crimes in New Madrid, MO

Year Property Crimes
2006 45
2007 15
2008 23
2009 38
2010 21
2011 34
2012 42
2013 42
2014 35
2015 23

Missouri Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large New Madrid is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26856 30261
Murder 403 502
Agg. Assault 18482 20830
Property Crimes 176237 173642
Burglary 35258 34006
Larceny 124622 122637
Vehicle Thefts 16357 16999

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how New Madrid compares to the rest of Missouri or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in New Madrid is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Missouri or nationwide.


Burglary in the state of Missouri

Year Burglary
2006 44647
2007 43446
2008 45788
2009 43787
2010 44043
2011 44822
2012 42466
2013 38865
2014 35258
2015 34006

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