Madison, MS
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Madison, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Madison is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 69% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Madison is one in 98. Compared to communities within Mississippi, Madison‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 72% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Madison is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Madison has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Madison is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Madison, 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 Madison than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1290, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Madison 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 Madison than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 106.

Madison Crime Data

 

Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Madison Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

244

264

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

9.46

10.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madison 0.78
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,290

in Madison

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Madison VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,799
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 1 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.70
* 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
Madison 9.46
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 106

in Madison

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Madison Property CRIMES

Population: 25,799
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 227 5
Rate per 1,000 0.47 8.80 0.19

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

Madison Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madison 10
Mississippi 21