Port Gibson, MS
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The crime rate in Port Gibson is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Port Gibson is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Port Gibson is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Port Gibson has a crime rate that is higher than 84% 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 1,436, Port Gibson has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Port Gibson 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 Port Gibson.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Port Gibson 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 Port Gibson.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Port Gibson 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 Port Gibson; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 287. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Port Gibson's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Port Gibson 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 Port Gibson is one in 29.

Port Gibson Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Port Gibson Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

49

54

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.48

34.12

37.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port Gibson 3.48
Mississippi 2.76
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 287

in Port Gibson

1 in 363

in Mississippi
Port Gibson VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,436
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Port Gibson 34.12
Mississippi 28.34
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Port Gibson

1 in 35

in Mississippi
Port Gibson Property CRIMES
Population: 1,436
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Port Gibson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port Gibson 31
Mississippi 21

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