Fulton, MS
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The crime rate in Fulton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Fulton is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Fulton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Fulton has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Fulton, 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 Fulton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4077, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fulton's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Fulton a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Fulton is one in 31.

Fulton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Fulton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

133

134

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.25

32.62

32.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fulton 0.25
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,077

in Fulton

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Fulton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,077
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.25
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
Fulton 32.62
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Fulton

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Fulton Property CRIMES
Population: 4,077
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 119 2
Rate per 1,000 2.94 29.19 0.49
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

Fulton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fulton 15
Mississippi 21

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