Sikeston, MO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
741
Total Crimes
4,594.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.50%
Above National Average
338 out of 391
In Missouri
9,084 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Sikeston, MO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sikeston is 4,594.2 per 100,000 people. That's 85.50% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 46.61% higher 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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Sikeston SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sikeston
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 741 4,594.2 3,133.7 2,476.7
Murder 2 12.4 9.3 5.0
Robbery 14 86.8 80.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 65 403.0 357.4 250.2
Violent Crime 97 601.4 495.0 366.7
Burglary 118 731.6 430.4 340.5
Larceny 498 3,087.6 1,865.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 28 173.6 343.3 219.9
Property Crime 644 3,992.8 2,638.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sikeston

97
Violent Crimes
601.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
64.00%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 166.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sikeston each year. That compares to a 1 in 202.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sikeston is 601.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 64.00% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 21.50% higher than the Missouri violent crime rate of 495.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sikeston

644
Property Crimes
3,992.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
89.24%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 25.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sikeston each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sikeston is 3,992.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 89.24% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 51.32% higher than the Missouri property crime rate of 2,638.7 per 100,000 people.

Sikeston 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 Sikeston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wilson, NC 49,344 1,765 3,576.9 3,131.1 445.8
Cape Girardeau, MO 40,077 1,665 4,154.5 3,573.1 581.4
Poplar Bluff, MO 17,074 1,248 7,309.4 6,811.5 497.8
Jackson, MO 15,151 244 1,610.5 1,504.9 105.6
Dexter, MO 7,861 208 2,646.0 2,455.2 190.8
Charleston, MO 5,490 141 2,568.3 1,803.3 765.0
Caruthersville, MO 5,451 286 5,246.7 4,054.3 1,192.4
Fulton, KY 2,145 124 5,780.9 5,501.2 279.7
Baker, MT 1,928 10 518.7 363.1 155.6
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