Pass Christian, MS
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Pass Christian, 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 Pass Christian is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Pass Christian is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Pass Christian is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Pass Christian has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 5,498, Pass Christian has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Pass Christian'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 Pass Christian is one in 550.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Pass Christian experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pass Christian is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pass Christian, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Pass Christian Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Pass Christian Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

216

226

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.82

39.29

41.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pass Christian 1.82
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 550

in Pass Christian

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Pass Christian VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,498
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 * 3 5
Rate per 1,000 0.18 0.18 0.55 0.91
* 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
Pass Christian 39.29
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Pass Christian

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Pass Christian Property CRIMES

Population: 5,498
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 157 8
Rate per 1,000 9.28 28.56 1.46

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

Pass Christian Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pass Christian 26
Mississippi 21

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