West Plains, MO Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
629
Total Crimes
5,123.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
99.48%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in West Plains, MO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in West Plains is 5,123.4 per 100,000 people. That's 99.48% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 62.69% 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.

West Plains SnackAbility

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

How Does West Plains Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
West Plains
/ 100k People
Missouri
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 629 5,123.4 3,149.1 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 9.9 5.0
Robbery 3 24.4 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 36 293.2 359.8 246.8
Violent Crime 44 358.4 502.1 368.9
Burglary 96 781.9 444.9 376.0
Larceny 451 3,673.5 1,878.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 38 309.5 323.4 228.9
Property Crime 585 4,765.0 2,647.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In West Plains

44
Violent Crimes
358.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-2.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 279.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in West Plains each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in West Plains is 358.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -2.85% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -28.61% lower than the Missouri violent crime rate of 502.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In West Plains

585
Property Crimes
4,765.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
116.64%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 21.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in West Plains each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in West Plains is 4,765.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 116.64% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 80.01% higher than the Missouri property crime rate of 2,647.1 per 100,000 people.

West Plains 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 West Plains

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Mountain Home, AR 12,315 612 4,969.5 4,790.9 178.6
Mountain View, MO 2,645 82 3,100.2 3,024.6 75.6
Thayer, MO 2,136 49 2,294.0 1,779.0 515.0
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