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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 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 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 23 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 44. 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 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Pass Christian, 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 Pass Christian than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 6154, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pass Christian's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian is one in 45.

Pass Christian Crime Data

total Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Pass Christian Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

138

139

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.16

22.42

22.59

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.16
2.45
National Median: 4
    Pass Christian
    Mississippi

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 6,154

in Pass Christian

1 in 408

in Mississippi

Pass Christian Violent Crimes

Population: 6,154
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.16 0.00

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
22.42
17.47
National Median: 20
    Pass Christian
    Mississippi

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Pass Christian

1 in 57

in Mississippi

Property Crimes

Population: 6,154
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 123 5
Rate per 1,000 1.62 19.99 0.81

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

Pass Christian Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
16
13
National Median: 27.0
    Pass Christian
    Mississippi

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