Maryland Heights, MO Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Maryland Heights, MO? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in St. Louis County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Maryland Heights area. Maryland Heights has a population of 27,389, which makes it the 23rd largest city in Missouri, and an average income of $58,911. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Maryland Heights, MO

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 52 reported violent crimes and 558 reported property crimes in Maryland Heights. This compares to 30,261 reported violent crimes and 173,642 reported property crimes statewide in Missouri. This makes Maryland Heights 223rd in the state of Missouri when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Maryland Heights was agg. assault, with 24 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 472 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Maryland Heights Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 23rd
  • Violent Crimes: 44th (223rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 9th (50th per 100k)
  • Rape: 12th (71st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 52nd (260th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 30th (113th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 43rd (200th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 48th (298th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 39th (162nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 29th (163rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,447th
  • Violent Crimes: 581st (3,017th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (380th per 100k)
  • Rape: 174th (809th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 462nd (3,114th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 332nd (1,523rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,228th (3,812th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 677th (4,404th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,077th (3,218th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 481st (2,013th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In St. Louis County (2015)

  • Population: 6th
  • Violent Crimes: 13th (39th per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (17th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 15th (45th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 13th (33rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 9th (37th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 12th (48th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 10th (28th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 8th (35th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 27,389
  • Households: 11,679
  • Median Income: $58,911
  • Land Area: 21.89 miles2
  • Water Area: 1.521 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Maryland Heights, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 15 17
Agg. Assault 27 24
Robbery 19 10
Burglary 57 51
Vehicle Thefts 31 35
Arson 2 0

Violent Crimes in Maryland Heights, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 17
Aggravated Assault 24
Robbery 10

Property Crimes in Maryland Heights, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 51
Larceny 472
Motor Vehicle Theft 35
Arson 0

Agg. Assault in Maryland Heights, MO

Year Agg. Assault
2006 24
2007 18
2008 12
2009 20
2010 26
2011 32
2012 42
2013 34
2014 27
2015 24

Violent Crimes in Maryland Heights, MO

Year Violent Crimes
2006 32
2007 34
2008 35
2009 36
2010 41
2011 40
2012 58
2013 47
2014 61
2015 52

Missouri Criminal Statistics:

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Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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Missouri Statistics:

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

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Maryland Heights and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Missouri and nationwide.

Agg. Assault in the state of Missouri

Year Agg. Assault
2006 22161
2007 20418
2008 20359
2009 20002
2010 19268
2011 18796
2012 19473
2013 18055
2014 18482
2015 20830

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