Florence, MS
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Florence, MS crime analytics

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Florence. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 364. These crime statistics put Florence in the elite group of the safest communities in both Mississippi and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Florence, and we found that the crime rate in Florence is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Florence is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Florence has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Florence's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Florence compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Florence is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Florence is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Florence Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 96% of U.S. Cities

Florence Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Florence 0.00
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Florence

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Population: 4,363
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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)

Florence 2.75
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 364

in Florence

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Florence Property CRIMES
Population: 4,363
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 1 0
Rate per 1,000 2.52 0.23 0.00
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

Florence Crimes Per Square Mile

Florence 1
Mississippi 21

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