Olive Branch, MS
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Olive Branch, 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

The crime rate in Olive Branch is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Olive Branch is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Olive Branch is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Olive Branch has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Olive Branch's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Olive Branch is one in 546.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Olive Branch's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Olive Branch a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Olive Branch is one in 36.

Olive Branch Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Olive Branch Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

66

995

1,061

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.83

27.63

29.46

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Olive Branch 1.83
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 546

in Olive Branch

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Olive Branch VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 36,010
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 10 54
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.28 1.50

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
Olive Branch 27.63
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Olive Branch

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Olive Branch Property CRIMES

Population: 36,010
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 378 583 34
Rate per 1,000 10.50 16.19 0.94

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

Olive Branch Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Olive Branch 29
Mississippi 21