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Crime Report for St. Louis,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for St. Louis, is 0.1 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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St. Louis Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


St. Louis, has a violent crime rate of 2073 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 682 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

St. Louis 2073
MO 682
National 676

St. Louis, is in the 99% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 98% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 99% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than St. Louis, or said another way, 1% of cities in have crime rates higher than St. Louis.


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Crime St. Louis MO Nation
Violent Crime Total 2072.7 682.0 676
Murder / NNH 46.9 10.6 6.5
Forcible Rape 66.5 34.2 31.1
Robbery Rate 739.5 189.8 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1219.8 433.9 315
Property Crime Total 8546.5 4790.0 3726.9
Burglary 2042.1 962.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 4864.6 3344.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 1639.8 483.0 382.3
Arson 91.2 33.6 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


St. Louis, has a property crime rate of 8546.5 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4790.0 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

St. Louis 8546.5
MO 4790.0
National 3727



St. Louis Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 97
National Percentile Rank - 98