Wentzville, MO Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Wentzville and Missouri

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Wentzville experienced 39 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 24 reported followed by rape and robbery. Statewide, there were 497.4 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Missouri, the most common property crime was larceny with 431 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Wentzville:


Wentzville Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 17th
  • Violent Crimes: 53rd (276th per 100k)
  • Murder: 9th (52nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 20th (147th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 52nd (276th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 34th (152nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 50th (275th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 55th (333rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 44th (238th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 55th (291st per 100k)
  • Arson: 16th (105th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,112th
  • Violent Crimes: 594th (3,701st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (388th per 100k)
  • Rape: 183rd (1,198th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 462nd (3,295th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 336th (1,716th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,304th (5,288th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 686th (4,936th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,116th (4,480th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 508th (3,019th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (805th per 100k)

In St. Charles County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (4th per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 35,603
  • Households: 10,981
  • Median Income: $73,253
  • Land Area: 20.098 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.016 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Wentzville, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 8 8
Agg. Assault 32 24
Robbery 3 6
Burglary 45 42
Vehicle Thefts 6 8
Arson 1 1

Violent Crimes in Wentzville, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 8
Aggravated Assault 24
Robbery 6

Property Crimes in Wentzville, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 42
Larceny 431
Motor Vehicle Theft 8
Arson 1

Larceny in Wentzville, MO

Year Larceny
2006 526
2007 560
2008 492
2009 417
2010 444
2011 464
2012 523
2013 504
2014 449
2015 431

Vehicle Thefts in Wentzville, MO

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 18
2007 16
2008 10
2009 6
2010 8
2011 14
2012 28
2013 11
2014 6
2015 8

Missouri Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
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

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

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