Batesville, MS
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With a crime rate of 73 per one thousand residents, Batesville 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 14. Within Mississippi, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Batesville.

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 7,385, Batesville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Batesville 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 Batesville.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Batesville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Batesville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 205. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Batesville experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Batesville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Batesville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 68 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Batesville has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Batesville is one in 308.

Batesville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Batesville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

501

537

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.87

67.84

72.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Batesville 4.87
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 205

in Batesville

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Batesville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,385
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 24 10
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.14 3.25 1.35

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
Batesville 67.84
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Batesville

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Batesville Property CRIMES

Population: 7,385
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 70 407 24
Rate per 1,000 9.48 55.11 3.25

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

Batesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Batesville 27
Mississippi 21

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