Forest, MS
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Forest has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Forest is 1 in 78. How does Forest fare compared to other communities in Mississippi of all population sizes? Forest's crime rate is lower than approximately 58% of Mississippi communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Forest has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Forest 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 Forest 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 Forest.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Forest 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 Forest; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 300. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Forest 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 Forest than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 105.

Forest Crime Data

 
Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Forest Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

54

73

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.34

9.48

12.82

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Forest 3.34
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 300

in Forest

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Forest VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,695
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
Forest 9.48
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 105

in Forest

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Forest Property CRIMES
Population: 5,695
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

Forest Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Forest 6
Mississippi 21

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