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The Top Five Safest Cities in Missouri:Expectations Vs Reality

It might surprise you to find out that the top five safest cities in Missouri are located in St. Louis County according to The National Council for Home Safety and Security.
In their annual list of states with towns with the least amount of violent and non-violent crimes per population all stats point to St. Louis County.

NCHSS conducted their study by using the the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting tool and comparing it with their internal research. The cities they studied had to have a population of over 10,000 residents and the city had to have filed completed crime reports with the FBI.  The NCHSS is a national trade association made of security companies.  Here’s the Top Five Safest Cities in Missouri and the homes that are for sale currently in each community.

Five Safest Cities in Missouri

#1. Ballwin

Total Crimes 187Crime Rate per 1000: 0.006
Violent Crimes 12Violent Crimes per 1000: 0.396
Property Crimes 169Property Crimes per 1000: 5.575

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#2. Webster Groves

Total Crimes 194Crime Rate per 1000: 0.008
Violent Crimes 27Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.176
Property Crimes 167Property Crimes per 1000: 7.271

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#3 Town and Country

Total Crimes 135Crime Rate per 1000: 0.012
Violent Crimes 5Violent Crimes per 1000: 0.448
Property Crimes 130Property Crimes per 1000: 11.652

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#4. Clayton

Total Crimes 276Crime Rate per 1000: 0.016
Violent Crimes 20Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.195
Property Crimes 256Property Crimes per 1000: 15.29

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#5. Kirkwood

Total Crimes 382Crime Rate per 1000: 0.014
Violent Crimes 28Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.014
Property Crimes 354Property Crimes per 1000: 12.816

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See the Full List of Cities and Statistics Here


As the old saying goes “look before you leap”.  If you’re worried about crime and would like to know more about a particular area visit the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Crime Mapping Site




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