Springfield has a population of 168,654. During the past three years, Springfield saw 48,961 arrests. For 2017, the Springfield's arrest rate totaled 1,019.25 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 221.99% makes Springfield higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 2,258 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Springfield also totaled 14,932 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Ash Grove and Fair Grove, Springfield is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 38.1%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.1%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had American Indian race.
Overall, Springfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Springfield averaged 2,258 violent crimes and 14,932 non-violent crimes.
The city of Springfield experienced 18,172 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 112 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 2,139 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 3,874, and the aggravated assault total was 12,047.