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Crime rate in Joplin, Missouri (MO): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Joplin by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.3)
3
(6.6)
1
(2.2)
5
(10.8)
1
(2.1)
2
(4.2)
4
(8.4)
1
(2.1)
3
(6.1)
1
(2.0)
2
(4.0)
2
(3.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
24
(52.1)
36
(78.6)
32
(69.4)
29
(62.4)
43
(91.9)
34
(72.0)
54
(113.6)
38
(78.7)
42
(84.8)
39
(77.5)
33
(65.6)
27
(53.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
46
(99.9)
70
(152.9)
63
(136.6)
48
(103.3)
95
(203.1)
87
(184.3)
95
(199.9)
91
(188.6)
55
(111.0)
64
(127.1)
54
(107.3)
70
(138.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
133
(288.8)
104
(227.1)
110
(238.4)
109
(234.7)
112
(239.4)
200
(423.7)
266
(559.7)
242
(501.4)
256
(516.6)
184
(365.5)
160
(317.9)
189
(373.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
721
(1,565.3)
709
(1,548.5)
618
(1,339.6)
641
(1,380.1)
738
(1,577.6)
656
(1,389.8)
733
(1,542.2)
845
(1,750.9)
692
(1,396.5)
558
(1,108.3)
692
(1,374.9)
653
(1,289.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,045
(6,610.9)
2,811
(6,139.6)
2,649
(5,742.1)
2,803
(6,034.8)
3,082
(6,588.1)
3,146
(6,665.0)
2,877
(6,053.3)
3,554
(7,364.1)
3,308
(6,676.0)
2,612
(5,188.1)
2,562
(5,090.2)
2,920
(5,764.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
272
(590.5)
281
(613.7)
216
(468.2)
235
(506.0)
331
(707.6)
404
(855.9)
277
(582.8)
413
(855.8)
312
(629.7)
234
(464.8)
279
(554.3)
265
(523.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
38
(82.5)
23
(50.2)
24
(52.0)
19
(40.9)
19
(40.6)
25
(53.0)
37
(77.8)
37
(76.7)
46
(92.8)
29
(57.6)
12
(23.8)
28
(55.3)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9)529.2539.6481.9499.4583.9604.1639.9671.3597.6472.5473.4500.7
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 226 registered sex offenders living in Joplin, Missouri as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Joplin to the number of sex offenders is 219 to 1.


See how dangerous Joplin, MO is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Joplin:

500.7
Duquesne:

213.9
Webb City:

288.2
Duenweg:

251.7
Carterville:

111.6
Galena:

483.5
Carl Junction:

116.0
Diamond:

213.0
Carthage:

209.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Joplin:

299.8
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Joplin:

270.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Joplin:

310.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Joplin:

388.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Joplin:

404.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Joplin:

482.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Joplin:

363.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Joplin:

300.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Joplin:

239.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Joplin:

247.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Joplin:

266.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Joplin:

241.3
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Joplin:

590.8
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Joplin:

579.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Joplin:

521.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Joplin:

669.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Joplin:

801.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Joplin:

660.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Joplin:

699.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Joplin:

710.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Joplin:

618.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Joplin:

591.5
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Joplin:

670.5
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Joplin:

692.7
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Joplin, MO collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 151 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 133 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Missouri average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 156 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Missouri average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 129 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Missouri average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 96 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Missouri average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 88 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 86 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 87 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Missouri average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 88 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 89 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Missouri average:

2.35


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Joplin

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 64801.


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