Canton, MS
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Canton, MS crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Canton is safer than 80% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Mississippi, only on the order of 17% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Canton. If you live in Canton, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 130. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Canton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Canton is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Canton, 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 Canton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1368, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Canton 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 Canton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 144.

Canton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

Canton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

95

105

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.73

6.95

7.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Canton 0.73
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,368

in Canton

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Canton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,676
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
Canton 6.95
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 144

in Canton

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Canton Property CRIMES
Population: 13,676
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

Canton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Canton 5
Mississippi 21