St. Charles, MO Criminal and Public Records

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St. Charles Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 9th
  • Violent Crimes: 17th (228th per 100k)
  • Murder: 9th (53rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 10th (141st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 23rd (248th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 16th (99th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 10th (148th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 17th (241st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 10th (127th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 17th (172nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 12th (92nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 503rd
  • Violent Crimes: 509th (3,093rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (402nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 172nd (1,149th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 413th (2,940th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 311th (1,436th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 555th (2,911th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 536th (3,684th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 471st (2,439th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 437th (2,122nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 113th (761st per 100k)

In St. Charles County (2015)

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

General Data

  • Population: 68,796
  • Households: 26,436
  • Median Income: $57,558
  • Land Area: 24.07 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.378 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

St. Charles, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 1
Rape 19 19
Agg. Assault 74 73
Robbery 31 31
Burglary 178 193
Vehicle Thefts 78 79
Arson 23 5

Violent Crimes in St. Charles, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 19
Aggravated Assault 73
Robbery 31

Property Crimes in St. Charles, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 193
Larceny 1444
Motor Vehicle Theft 79
Arson 5

Larceny in St. Charles, MO

Year Larceny
2006 1568
2007 1853
2008 2025
2009 1739
2010 1517
2011 1673
2012 1663
2013 1502
2014 1443
2015 1444

Arson in St. Charles, MO

Year Arson
2006 12
2007 6
2008 4
2009 6
2010 16
2011 18
2012 16
2013 12
2014 23
2015 5

Missouri Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in St. Charles, MO included 124 violent crimes and 1716 property crimes. The 124 violent crimes included: 1 murder, 73 aggravated assaults, 19 forcible rapes, and 31 robberies. The 1716 property crimes included: 79 motor vehicle thefts, 193 burglaries, 5 counts of arson, and 1444 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in St. Charles, 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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Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Larceny in the state of Missouri

Year Larceny
2006 153490
2007 152529
2008 150032
2009 141432
2010 140320
2011 138743
2012 140816
2013 134416
2014 124622
2015 122637

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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