Amory, MS
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The crime rate in Amory is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Amory is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Amory is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Amory has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Amory to other communities of similar population, then Amory crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Amory does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Amory 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 Amory.

For Amory, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Amory than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1767, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Amory's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Amory a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Amory is one in 28.

Amory Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Amory Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

255

259

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.57

36.08

36.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Amory 0.57
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,767

in Amory

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Amory VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,067
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.28
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Amory 36.08
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Amory

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Amory Property CRIMES
Population: 7,067
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 63 191 1
Rate per 1,000 8.91 27.03 0.14
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

Amory Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Amory 20
Mississippi 21

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