Southaven, MS
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Southaven, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Southaven is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Southaven is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Southaven is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Mississippi, Southaven has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Southaven's violent crime rate is 1 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 Southaven is one in 808.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Southaven's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Southaven 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 Southaven is one in 34.

Southaven Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Southaven Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

68

1,633

1,701

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.24

29.72

30.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Southaven 1.24
Mississippi 2.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 808

in Southaven

1 in 427

in Mississippi

Southaven VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 54,944
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 26 41
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.00 0.47 0.75

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Southaven 29.72
Mississippi 24.03

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Southaven

1 in 42

in Mississippi

Southaven Property CRIMES

Population: 54,944
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 226 1,291 116
Rate per 1,000 4.11 23.50 2.11

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Southaven Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Southaven 41
Mississippi 18