Holly Springs, MS
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With a crime rate of 59 per one thousand residents, Holly Springs has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Mississippi, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Holly Springs.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 7,610, Holly Springs has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Holly Springs does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Holly Springs.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Holly Springs 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 Holly Springs.

For Holly Springs, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Holly Springs is one in 69.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Holly Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Holly Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Holly Springs has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Holly Springs is one in 282.

Holly Springs Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Holly Springs Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

110

338

448

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

14.45

44.42

58.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Holly Springs 14.45
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 69

in Holly Springs

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Holly Springs VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,610
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 15 94
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 1.97 12.35
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Holly Springs 44.42
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Holly Springs

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Holly Springs Property CRIMES
Population: 7,610
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 82 229 27
Rate per 1,000 10.78 30.09 3.55
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

Holly Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Holly Springs 35
Mississippi 21

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