Madison, MS
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Madison, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Madison is safer than 76% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Mississippi, only on the order of 24% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Madison. If you live in Madison, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 123. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Madison is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Madison, and we found that the crime rate in Madison is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Madison is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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 1859, 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 131.

Madison Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Madison Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

198

212

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

7.61

8.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madison 0.54
Mississippi 2.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,859

in Madison

1 in 357

in Mississippi

Madison VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,031
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 4 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.15 0.38

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
Madison 7.61
Mississippi 27.68

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 131

in Madison

1 in 36

in Mississippi

Madison Property CRIMES

Population: 26,031
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 175 9
Rate per 1,000 0.54 6.72 0.35

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

Madison Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madison 8
Mississippi 21