Wentzville, MO Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
668
Total Crimes
1,537.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.47%
Below National Average
143 out of 349
In Missouri
4,688 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Wentzville, MO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wentzville is 1,537.4 per 100,000 people. That's -34.47% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -49.98% lower than the Missouri total crime rate of 3,073.7 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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Wentzville SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Wentzville
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 668 1,537.4 3,073.7 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.3 11.8 6.5
Robbery 9 20.7 74.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 79 181.8 413.3 279.7
Violent Crime 104 239.4 542.7 387.8
Burglary 42 96.7 378.8 314.2
Larceny 475 1,093.2 1,759.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 47 108.2 393.2 246.0
Property Crime 564 1,298.1 2,531.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Wentzville

104
Violent Crimes
239.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-38.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 417.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wentzville each year. That compares to a 1 in 184.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wentzville is 239.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.28% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -55.90% lower than the Missouri violent crime rate of 542.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wentzville

564
Property Crimes
1,298.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.71%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 77.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wentzville each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wentzville is 1,298.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.71% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -48.71% lower than the Missouri property crime rate of 2,531.0 per 100,000 people.

Wentzville 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 Wentzville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
O'Fallon, MO 89,698 1,129 1,258.7 1,137.1 121.5
St. Charles, MO 71,563 1,560 2,179.9 1,911.6 268.3
St. Peters, MO 58,849 1,238 2,103.7 1,843.7 260.0
Chesterfield, MO 47,544 877 1,844.6 1,754.2 90.4
Lake St. Louis, MO 17,136 411 2,398.5 2,293.4 105.0
Washington, MO 14,092 571 4,051.9 3,711.3 340.6
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