Canton, MO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
60
Total Crimes
2,569.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
3.75%
Above National Average
251 out of 391
In Missouri
7,199 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Canton, MO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Canton is 2,569.6 per 100,000 people. That's 3.75% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -18.00% lower than the Missouri total crime rate of 3,133.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Canton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
9.5

How Does Canton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Canton
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 60 2,569.6 3,133.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.3 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 80.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 428.3 357.4 250.2
Violent Crime 15 642.4 495.0 366.7
Burglary 7 299.8 430.4 340.5
Larceny 33 1,413.3 1,865.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 214.1 343.3 219.9
Property Crime 45 1,927.2 2,638.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Canton

15
Violent Crimes
642.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
75.18%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 155.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Canton each year. That compares to a 1 in 202.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Canton is 642.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 75.18% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 29.78% higher than the Missouri violent crime rate of 495.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Canton

45
Property Crimes
1,927.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-8.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 51.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Canton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Canton is 1,927.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -8.66% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -26.96% lower than the Missouri property crime rate of 2,638.7 per 100,000 people.

Canton Crime Compared To Missouri Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Missouri.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Canton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Quincy, IL 39,954 1,453 3,636.7 3,028.5 608.2
Monroe, NC 35,630 2,213 6,211.1 5,279.3 931.8
Hannibal, MO 17,545 998 5,688.2 5,106.9 581.4
Fort Madison, IA 10,392 274 2,636.6 1,972.7 664.0
Keokuk, IA 10,376 746 7,189.7 6,322.3 867.4
Lewistown, MT 5,899 104 1,763.0 1,305.3 457.7
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