Springfield, MO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
15,759
Total Crimes
9,311.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
275.98%
Above National Average
388 out of 391
In Missouri
9,818 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Springfield, MO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Springfield is 9,311.9 per 100,000 people. That's 275.98% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 197.16% 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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Springfield SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
1
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Springfield
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 15,759 9,311.9 3,133.7 2,476.7
Murder 11 6.5 9.3 5.0
Robbery 319 188.5 80.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,885 1,113.8 357.4 250.2
Violent Crime 2,571 1,519.2 495.0 366.7
Burglary 2,068 1,222.0 430.4 340.5
Larceny 9,436 5,575.7 1,865.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,684 995.1 343.3 219.9
Property Crime 13,188 7,792.7 2,638.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Springfield

2,571.0
Violent Crimes
1,519.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
314.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Springfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 202.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Springfield is 1,519.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 314.29% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 206.91% higher than the Missouri violent crime rate of 495.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Springfield

13,188.0
Property Crimes
7,792.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
269.34%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 12.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Springfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Springfield is 7,792.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 269.34% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 195.33% higher than the Missouri property crime rate of 2,638.7 per 100,000 people.

Springfield 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 Springfield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Nixa, MO 22,235 238 1,070.4 940.0 130.4
Ozark, MO 20,490 517 2,523.2 2,230.4 292.8
Republic, MO 16,715 308 1,842.7 1,657.2 185.5
Battlefield, MO 6,348 72 1,134.2 1,134.2 0.0
Willard, MO 5,616 81 1,442.3 1,317.7 124.6
Rogersville, MO 3,888 58 1,491.8 1,388.9 102.9
Clever, MO 2,787 14 502.3 430.6 71.8
Strafford, MO 2,408 68 2,823.9 2,616.3 207.6
Fair Grove, MO 1,473 34 2,308.2 1,900.9 407.3
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