Carter County, MO Arrest Records

Carter County, MO is among the most violent counties in the USA with 5.84 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Jefferson, Scott, Lincoln, Boone, Jasper counties in Missouri.
Carter County, MO property crime rate is 9.73 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 33 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 50.00% compared to 2015.

Carter County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Carter County in 2016 increased by 45.45% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 16 to 36 while non-violent crime increased by 20% from 50 to 60.

5 Crimes In Carter County, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 33
Aggravated assault 30
Burglary 25
Revised rape 5
Motor vehicle theft 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Carter County increased by 125% from 2015 and increased by 620% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 36. In 2016 violent crime rate in Carter County was 24.37% higher than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.584%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Carter County increased by 20% from 2015 and decreased by 3.23% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 62 to 60. In 2016 property crime rate in Carter County was 65.78% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.973%.

How Carter stands up against other counties

Carter vs. Shelby

You’ll be in more risk in Carter compared to Shelby county that had 73.59% lower crime rate compared to Carter county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1621 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Shelby county.
Burglary rates of 4.0532 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.4798 in Shelby county.

Carter vs. Sullivan

You’ll be in more risk in Carter compared to Sullivan county that had 38.44% lower crime rate compared to Carter county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.8106 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3194 in Sullivan county.
Burglary rates of 4.0532 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.8326 in Sullivan county.

Names with the most arrests in Carter

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Carter, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 39.7% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carter County is 0.53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.26 daily crimes that occur in Carter County.
  • Carter, MO is more violent than Shelby.
  • In Carter County you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Carter, MO have increased by 45.45%.

Carter Police Departments

Names in Carter County