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


City-Data.com crime index in Blue Springs, MO compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Blue Springs, MO

The 2022 crime rate in Blue Springs, MO is 179 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 71.0% U.S. cities. The 2022 Blue Springs crime rate rose by 3% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 3 - an increase of 1 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Blue Springs has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Blue Springs, MO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Blue Springs:

178.9
Lake Tapawingo:

10.2
Grain Valley:

145.1
Lake Lotawana:

88.1
Oak Grove:

132.5
Independence:

359.7
Lee's Summit:

153.2
Buckner:

184.0
Raytown:

370.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Blue Springs by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.6)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.5)
4
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.6)
2
(3.5)
3
(5.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
19
(33.6)
16
(30.4)
12
(22.7)
12
(22.7)
31
(58.3)
17
(31.8)
18
(33.5)
23
(42.2)
15
(27.4)
29
(52.5)
26
(46.9)
14
(24.9)
21
(36.9)
25
(41.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(56.6)
25
(47.6)
32
(60.6)
20
(37.8)
19
(35.8)
21
(39.3)
20
(37.2)
18
(33.1)
12
(21.9)
17
(30.8)
9
(16.2)
20
(35.6)
8
(14.0)
6
(10.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
68
(120.2)
58
(110.3)
71
(134.6)
92
(174.1)
82
(154.3)
44
(82.3)
21
(39.0)
39
(71.6)
81
(148.0)
84
(152.0)
64
(115.5)
83
(147.7)
82
(144.0)
91
(151.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
352
(622.3)
268
(509.7)
246
(466.2)
260
(492.0)
197
(370.8)
224
(419.2)
203
(377.4)
182
(334.3)
157
(286.9)
148
(267.7)
118
(212.9)
112
(199.3)
105
(184.4)
80
(133.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,223
(2,162)
1,272
(2,419)
1,153
(2,185)
1,378
(2,607)
1,132
(2,131)
1,032
(1,931)
1,234
(2,294)
1,206
(2,215)
1,315
(2,403)
1,296
(2,345)
961
(1,734)
1,039
(1,849)
970
(1,703)
1,052
(1,751)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
164
(289.9)
161
(306.2)
121
(229.3)
129
(244.1)
128
(240.9)
116
(217.1)
100
(185.9)
112
(205.7)
121
(221.1)
155
(280.4)
137
(247.2)
160
(284.7)
169
(296.7)
173
(287.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(5.3)
3
(5.7)
2
(3.8)
5
(9.5)
4
(7.5)
1
(1.9)
3
(5.6)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(10.7)
1
(1.8)
5
(8.3)
City-Data.com crime index221.1217.6205.5237.7222.5185.1178.8190.2203.0231.0169.6178.0174.3178.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Blue Springs, Missouri as of April 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Springs is 810 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Blue Springs:

132.3
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Blue Springs:

122.9
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Blue Springs:

123.7
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Blue Springs:

112.8
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Blue Springs:

158.3
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Blue Springs:

123.3
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Blue Springs:

98.3
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Blue Springs:

71.6
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Blue Springs:

100.1
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Blue Springs:

157.2
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Blue Springs:

143.8
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Blue Springs:

124.1
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Blue Springs:

109.4
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Blue Springs:

122.0
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Blue Springs:

130.6
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Blue Springs:

80.9
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Blue Springs:

100.7
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Blue Springs:

85.9
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Blue Springs:

157.3
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Blue Springs:

166.5
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Blue Springs:

175.0
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Blue Springs:

166.4
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Blue Springs:

212.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Blue Springs:

210.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Blue Springs:

208.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Blue Springs:

218.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Blue Springs:

212.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Blue Springs:

216.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Blue Springs:

265.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Blue Springs:

236.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Blue Springs:

268.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Blue Springs:

276.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Blue Springs:

303.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Blue Springs:

257.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Blue Springs:

249.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Blue Springs:

306.9
U.S. Average:

322.3
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 142 (96 officers - 80 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Missouri average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 141 (94 officers - 78 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Missouri average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 140 (95 officers - 80 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Missouri average:

2.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 141 (98 officers - 81 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Missouri average:

2.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 137 (96 officers - 78 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Missouri average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 129 (94 officers - 78 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 117 (85 officers - 72 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 117 (85 officers - 70 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Missouri average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 119 (87 officers - 73 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Missouri average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 114 (83 officers - 71 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Missouri average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 111 (82 officers - 68 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Missouri average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 107 (77 officers - 62 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Missouri average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 105 (76 officers - 64 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 105 (77 officers - 65 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Missouri average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 99 (70 officers - 60 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 101 (71 officers - 58 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Missouri average:

2.35

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Blue Springs, MO
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 64014, 64015, 64029, 64057, 64064, 64086.