Richton, MS
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Richton, 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

Richton has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Richton is 1 in 71. How does Richton fare compared to other communities in Mississippi of all population sizes? Richton's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Mississippi communities.

How does the crime rate in Richton compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Richton with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Richton's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Richton 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 Richton.

For Richton, 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 Richton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1066, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Richton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Richton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Richton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

14

15

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.94

13.13

14.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Richton 0.94
Mississippi 2.76

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,066

in Richton

1 in 363

in Mississippi

Richton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,066
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
Richton 13.13
Mississippi 28.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Richton

1 in 35

in Mississippi

Richton Property CRIMES

Population: 1,066
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

Richton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Richton 7
Mississippi 21

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