Indianola, MS
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With a crime rate of 51 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 20. Within Mississippi, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Indianola.

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 9,943, Indianola has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Indianola 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 Indianola.

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.

For Indianola, 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 Indianola is one in 171.

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 22, which is a rate of 45 per one thousand population.

Indianola Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Indianola Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

58

449

507

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.83

45.16

50.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indianola 5.83
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 171

in Indianola

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Indianola VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,943
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
Indianola 45.16
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Indianola

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Indianola Property CRIMES
Population: 9,943
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

Indianola Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Indianola 59
Mississippi 21

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