Aberdeen, MS
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With a crime rate of 54 per one thousand residents, Aberdeen has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 18. Within Mississippi, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Aberdeen.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 5,397, Aberdeen has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Aberdeen does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Aberdeen.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Aberdeen does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Aberdeen.

For Aberdeen, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Aberdeen is one in 159.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Aberdeen is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Aberdeen, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 48 per one thousand population.

Aberdeen Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Aberdeen Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

259

293

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.30

47.99

54.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aberdeen 6.30
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 159

in Aberdeen

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Aberdeen VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,397
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aberdeen 47.99
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Aberdeen

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Aberdeen Property CRIMES
Population: 5,397
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Aberdeen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Aberdeen 24
Mississippi 21

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