Mississippi
Crime




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Crime Rates for Mississippi

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Mississippi Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8,254

84,790

93,044

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.76

28.34

31.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Mississippi VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,992,333
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 259 1,203 2,294 4,498
Rate per 1,000 0.09 0.40 0.77 1.50

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
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Mississippi Property CRIMES

Population: 2,992,333
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24,799 55,748 4,243
Rate per 1,000 8.29 18.63 1.42

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mississippi 21