Indianola, MS
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Indianola, MS crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Indianola 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 24. Within Mississippi, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Indianola.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Indianola 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 Indianola; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 193. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Indianola is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Indianola, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Indianola Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Indianola Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

354

404

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.18

36.66

41.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indianola 5.18
Mississippi 2.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 193

in Indianola

1 in 357

in Mississippi

Indianola VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,655
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indianola 36.66
Mississippi 27.68

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Indianola

1 in 36

in Mississippi

Indianola Property CRIMES

Population: 9,655
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Indianola Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Indianola 47
Mississippi 21

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