Poplar Bluff, MO Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,248
Total Crimes
7,309.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
184.59%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Poplar Bluff, MO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Poplar Bluff is 7,309.4 per 100,000 people. That's 184.59% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 132.11% higher than the Missouri total crime rate of 3,149.1 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.

Poplar Bluff SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
10

How Does Poplar Bluff Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Poplar Bluff
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,248 7,309.4 3,149.1 2,568.4
Murder 2 11.7 9.9 5.0
Robbery 19 111.3 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 49 287.0 359.8 246.8
Violent Crime 85 497.8 502.1 368.9
Burglary 210 1,229.9 444.9 376.0
Larceny 854 5,001.8 1,878.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 99 579.8 323.4 228.9
Property Crime 1,163 6,811.5 2,647.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Poplar Bluff

85
Violent Crimes
497.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
34.95%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 200.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Poplar Bluff each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Poplar Bluff is 497.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.95% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -0.84% lower than the Missouri violent crime rate of 502.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Poplar Bluff

1,163
Property Crimes
6,811.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
209.69%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 14.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Poplar Bluff each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Poplar Bluff is 6,811.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 209.69% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 157.32% higher than the Missouri property crime rate of 2,647.1 per 100,000 people.

Poplar Bluff 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 Poplar Bluff

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sikeston, MO 16,129 741 4,594.2 3,992.8 601.4
Kennett, MO 10,326 704 6,817.7 6,333.5 484.2
Dexter, MO 7,839 220 2,806.5 2,742.7 63.8
Pocahontas, AR 6,478 323 4,986.1 4,492.1 494.0
Baker, MT 1,960 7 357.1 255.1 102.0
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