Hazlehurst, MS
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Hazlehurst, MS crime analytics

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

Hazlehurst 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 Hazlehurst is 1 in 75. How does Hazlehurst fare compared to other communities in Mississippi of all population sizes? Hazlehurst's crime rate is lower than approximately 57% of Mississippi communities.

How does the crime rate in Hazlehurst compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Hazlehurst with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Hazlehurst's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hazlehurst 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 Hazlehurst; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 436. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Hazlehurst 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 Hazlehurst than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 91.

Hazlehurst Crime Data

 

Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Hazlehurst Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

43

52

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.29

10.96

13.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hazlehurst 2.29
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 436

in Hazlehurst

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Hazlehurst VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,924
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
Hazlehurst 10.96
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Hazlehurst

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Hazlehurst Property CRIMES

Population: 3,924
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

Hazlehurst Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hazlehurst 12
Mississippi 21

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