Pass Christian, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

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 35 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 29. 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 88% 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 6,307, 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pass Christian occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Pass Christian; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 394. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 31, which is a rate of 32 per one thousand population.

Pass Christian Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Pass Christian Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

202

218

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.54

32.03

34.56

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.54
2.78
National Median: 4
    Pass Christian
    Mississippi

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 394

in Pass Christian

1 in 360

in Mississippi

Pass Christian VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,307
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 7 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.95 1.11 0.48

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
32.03
23.76
National Median: 21
    Pass Christian
    Mississippi

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Pass Christian

1 in 42

in Mississippi

Pass Christian Property CRIMES

Population: 6,307
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 52 145 5
Rate per 1,000 8.24 22.99 0.79

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Pass Christian Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
25
18
National Median: 28.3
    Pass Christian
    Mississippi

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