Bentonia, MS
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Bentonia is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bentonia is one in 85. Compared to communities within Mississippi, Bentonia‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 64% of the state's cities and towns.

However, when you compare Bentonia to other communities of similar population, then Bentonia crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bentonia 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 Bentonia 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 Bentonia.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bentonia 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 Bentonia; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 426. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bentonia is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Bentonia than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 107.

Bentonia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Bentonia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

4

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.35

9.39

11.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bentonia 2.35
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 426

in Bentonia

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Bentonia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 426
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
Bentonia 9.39
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Bentonia

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Bentonia Property CRIMES
Population: 426
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

Bentonia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bentonia 4
Mississippi 21

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