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
|Total Crimes 187||Crime Rate per 1000: 0.006|
|Violent Crimes 12||Violent Crimes per 1000: 0.396|
|Property Crimes 169||Property Crimes per 1000: 5.575|
#2. Webster Groves
|Total Crimes 194||Crime Rate per 1000: 0.008|
|Violent Crimes 27||Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.176|
|Property Crimes 167||Property Crimes per 1000: 7.271|
#3 Town and Country
|Total Crimes 135||Crime Rate per 1000: 0.012|
|Violent Crimes 5||Violent Crimes per 1000: 0.448|
|Property Crimes 130||Property Crimes per 1000: 11.652|
|Total Crimes 276||Crime Rate per 1000: 0.016|
|Violent Crimes 20||Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.195|
|Property Crimes 256||Property Crimes per 1000: 15.29|
|Total Crimes 382||Crime Rate per 1000: 0.014|
|Violent Crimes 28||Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.014|
|Property Crimes 354||Property Crimes per 1000: 12.816|
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